Icon (disambiguation)

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An icon, from the Greek for image, is a religious painting in the tradition of Eastern Christianity.

Icon may also refer to:


Literature and printed media[edit]

Film and television[edit]



Science fiction conventions[edit]


  • Digital on-screen graphic, a logo or icon displayed on screen
  • Iconography, the content of images, and the study of that subject
  • Iconicity, in linguistics
  • Pictogram, conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object
  • Computer icon, a pictogram used in a graphical user interface
  • Icon, a religious painting in the tradition of Eastern Christianity
  • Widely recognized symbols:
    • Cultural icon, a visual identity that is associated with cultural significance to a cultural group
    • Gay icon, an LGBT cultural icon
    • Pop icon, a celebrity, character, or object whose exposure in pop culture constitutes a defining characteristic of a given society or era
    • Secular icon, an image of a person or thing used for other than religious purpose

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