Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Icon"

The meaning of "Icon" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does icon mean?
A: thank you:)
Q: What does icon mean?
A: "icon" means an image or person who symbolises a movement, a cause, a trend, a fashion. For example , Nike is an icon of fashion footwear. Nelson Mandela was an icon of the apartheid struggle.
Q: What does paramount icon mean?
A: Paramount is a company that makes movies, their icon is a mountain.

That probably means that they “stand out” like a mountain

Example sentences using "Icon"

Q: Please show me example sentences with tap icon.
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Q: Please show me example sentences with icon.
A: EXAMPLE A:
- Click the “x” icon to close the web advertisement.
- Click the icon to start the computer program.

EXAMPLE B:
- Bruce Lee is an icon of martial arts.
- Elvis Presley is an icon of Rock and Roll music.

The word “icon” can be used to mean a symbol on a computer like in EXAMPLE A

The word “icon” can be used to mean a famous person or symbol of something like in EXAMPLE B

Synonyms of "Icon" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between icon and idol ?
A: An 'idol' is a religious object to be worshipped. It also is used to describe artists, athletes and other people who are considered the best at what they do and whom you greatly admire.
'icon' also has a religious origin. but has come to mean a person, work of art, or thing that is one of the best of its kind. Or, an original, near perfect example of what something should be. Example: "Though he was a young footballer, he had already mastered the iconic bend it like Beckham technique."
Q: What is the difference between icon and ideal ?
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Q: What is the difference between icon and mascot ?
A: A mascot is usually a character (human or animal) that represents a team (sports or activity). my high school's mascot is a wolverine! an icon is usually a respectible person or figure in society.
Q: What is the difference between icon and idol ?
A: Icon can also be a thing/symbol/representation, whereas idol is generally a person.

Icon = 电脑或手机app的小图案也叫做icon
Idol = 一个特别被崇拜的人

Translations of "Icon"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Can I say icon painting?

to indicate a small painting with a sacred image
A: @angeve I want to say that in a church there's an icon painting and there is a legend behind that. Can I simply say: That's a legend icon painting?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? icon "@"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? icon
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Other questions about "Icon"

Q: Judging only from the icon, without even listening to the singer's songs, I'd been assuming that it was a female singer. Actually, He was seriously a man. His verses are so cool I'm overwhelmed.
does this sound natural?
A: I don't think you need "seriously" at the last sentence. But besides that, it sounds natural in my opinion.
Q: when it comes to icons on a computer screen
Can I say it like the lightbulb icon, or clipboard icon and so on!
A: @IsraeldeAraujo Yes, you can say "clipboard icon," "paper icon," "pencil icon," etc.
Q: What is this icon used for?
I need to know where it is used for, so I can make it using what metaphors is going to be. does this sound natural?
A: Instead say; What is this icon used for? I need to know where to use it, so I can use the right metaphors. (Not sure about last part, not clear about your meaning)
Q: What is called which is a icon of the sunflower?
A: Buffering / Loading
Q: Your icon is so cool. does this sound natural?
A: Sounds good :)

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