HyperDic: illustration

English > 4 senses of the word illustration:
NOUNcommunicationillustrationartwork that helps make something clear or attractive
communicationillustration, exemplificationshowing by example
cognitionillustration, example, instance, representativean item of information that is typical of a class or group
artifactillustrationa visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject / subject / subject more pleasing or easier to understand
illustration > pronunciation
Soundsih.lahstrey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > illustration: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningartwork that helps make something clear or attractive.
Partscaption, legendbrief description accompanying an illustration
Narrowerfigure, figA diagram or picture illustrating textual material
picture, pictorial matterillustrations used to decorate or explain a text
Broaderartwork, art, graphics, nontextual matterphotographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
Spanishejemplificación, graficación, ilustración, representación
Catalanillustracio grafica
Verbsillustratedepict with an illustration
illustratesupply with illustrations
English > illustration: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningshowing by example.
Synonymexemplification
Broaderdemonstration, demoA visual presentation showing how something works
Spanishejemplo, ilustración
Catalanexemple, il·lustració
Verbsillustrateclarify by giving an example of
English > illustration: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn item of information that is typical of a class or group.
Synonymsexample, instance, representative
Narrowerapology, excuseA poor example
exceptionAn instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization
precedent, case in pointAn example that is used to justify similar occurrences at a later time
quintessenceThe most typical example or representative of a type
sampleA small part of something intended as representative of the whole / whole
specimenAn example regarded as typical of its class
Broaderinformationknowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
Spanishejemplo
Catalanexemple
Verbsillustrateclarify by giving an example of
English > illustration: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject / subject / subject more pleasing or easier to understand.
NarrowerplateA full-page illustration (usually on slick paper)
BroaderrepresentationA creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Spanishdibujo, figura, ilustración
Catalanil·lustració
Verbsillustratedepict with an illustration
illustratesupply with illustrations

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