English version

icon in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_167_aiconi‧con /ˈaɪkɒn $ -kɑːn/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 TDa small sign or picture on a computer screen that is used to start a particular operation To open a new file, click on the icon.2 POPULARsomeone famous who is admired by many people and is thought to represent an important idea a sixties cultural icon3 (also ikon)AVP a picture or figure of a holy person that is used in worship in the Greek or Russian Orthodox Churchiconic /aɪˈkɒnɪk $ -ˈkɑː-/ adjective
Examples from the Corpus
iconI could not open an application by selecting an icon and double-clicking.Until his death last November, environmental icon David Brower provided an annual message of hope and inspiration.a Swedish pop iconClick on the report icon to open the program.If Colonel Scott should come to claim the icon at any time please ensure that he receives my key without delay.Neither of them had expected the icon to be so breathtaking.Now they have the minivan as their icon, their own symbol of progress prevention.It's from here that you get your icon movie on to the desktop.