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Another word for illustration

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Noun
  1. Something that serves to explain or clarify

    See also:

    explain

  2. One that is representative of a group or class

      1. (Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
      2. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      3. An example, instance, or occurrence
      1. One serving as a pattern of a specific kind:
      2. A person or thing to be imitated; model; pattern; precedent
      3. A punishment given as a warning or deterrent:
      1. A step in a process or series of events:
      2. A suggestion or request:
      3. An example; case; illustration
      1. A person duly authorized to act or speak for another or others
      2. One that serves as an example or type for others of the same classification.
      3. A person or thing enough like the others in its class or kind to serve as an example or type
      1. A part, piece, or item taken or shown as representative of a whole thing, group, species, etc.; specimen; pattern
      2. A small amount of sound, music, etc. taken from one context, digitized and recorded, edited, and used again in another context
      3. An illustration; example
      1. A sample, as of tissue, blood, or urine, used for analysis and diagnosis.
      2. A part of a whole, or one individual of a class or group, used as a sample or example of the whole, class, or group; typical part, individual, etc.
      3. (Informal) A (specified kind of) individual or person
    See also:

    substitute

Another word for illustration

Noun
  1. An example

      1. A step in a process or series of events:
      2. A suggestion or request:
      3. An example; case; illustration
      1. (Linguistics) In traditional grammar, a distinct form of a noun, pronoun, or modifier that is used to express one or more particular syntactic relationships to other words in a sentence.
      2. An example, instance, or occurrence
      3. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      1. One that serves as the subject for an artist, especially a person employed to pose for a painter, sculptor, or photographer.
      2. A schematic description or representation of something, especially a system or phenomenon, that accounts for its properties and is used to study its characteristics:
      3. A person or thing considered as a standard of excellence to be imitated
      1. An illustration; example
      2. A part, piece, or item taken or shown as representative of a whole thing, group, species, etc.; specimen; pattern
      3. A small amount of sound, music, etc. taken from one context, digitized and recorded, edited, and used again in another context
    See also:

    example

  2. An illustrative picture

      1. The art of representing objects or forms on a surface chiefly by means of lines.
      2. A work produced by this art.
      3. The act of one that draws; specif., the art of representing something by lines made on a surface with a pencil, pen, etc.
      1. (Countable) An illustration or artwork done with the use of paint(s).
      2. The act, art, or occupation of applying paints to canvases, paper, etc. in producing pictures and compositions
      3. The process, art, or occupation of coating surfaces with paint for a utilitarian or artistic effect.
      1. The practice of incising a design onto a hard, flat surface, by cutting grooves into it.
      2. The act, process, or art of one who engraves
      3. (Music) The art of drawing music notation at high quality, see Engraving.
      1. The art or act of one who etches
      2. An etched plate, drawing, or design
      3. The art of preparing etched plates, especially metal plates, from which designs and pictures are printed.
      1. A drawing done entirely in lines, from which a cut (line cut) can be photoengraved for printing
      2. A drawing made with lines only, especially one used as copy for a line cut.
      1. A chart or graph explaining or illustrating ideas, statistics, etc.
      2. A geometric figure, used to illustrate a mathematical statement, proof, etc.
      3. A plan, sketch, drawing, or outline designed to demonstrate or explain how something works or to clarify the relationship between the parts of a whole.
      1. The shape or form of a human body:
      2. An illustration; diagram; picture; drawing
      3. (Rhetoric) figure of speech
      1. A short, light, informal story, description, play, skit, or piece of music
      2. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
      3. A simple, rough drawing or design, done rapidly and without much detail
      1. (Architecture) A façade, especially an ornamental façade.
      2. (Obs.) The first page, esp. the title page, of a book
      3. An illustration that faces or immediately precedes the title page of a book, book section, or magazine.
      1. (Music, lutherie) A triangular piece of metal or ebony to which the strings of a violin, guitar, etc. are attached at the lower end
      2. (Music) A triangular piece of wood, usually ebony, to which the lower ends of the strings of a violin or other related instrument are attached.
      3. A short beam or rafter with one end tailed in a wall and the other supported by a header
      1. A full-size preliminary sketch of a design or picture to be copied in a fresco, tapestry, etc.
      2. A drawing, as in a newspaper, caricaturing or symbolizing, often satirically, some event, situation, or person of topical interest
      3. A preliminary sketch similar in size to the work, such as a fresco, that is to be copied from it.
      1. An unbordered picture, often a portrait, that shades off into the surrounding color at the edges.
      2. An ornamental design (originally one of vine leaves, tendrils, and grapes) or illustration used on a page of a book, magazine, etc., as at the beginning or end of a chapter or section
      3. A picture, photograph, film image, etc. with no definite border, shading off gradually at the edges into the background
      1. (Music) Half the interval between two notes on a scale.
      2. (Printing) A picture made by using the process of half-toning.
      3. A picture in which the gradations of light are obtained by the relative darkness and density of tiny dots produced by photographing the subject through a fine screen.