ikon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ikon a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church
    • n ikon a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface "they showed us the pictures of their wedding","a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ikon See icon, 2.
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Usage

In literature:

They also ceased to go to church, and took their ikons to the village priest, saying they did not want them any more.
"The Forged Coupon and Other Stories" by Leo Tolstoy
Ever since sunset I have had a candle burning before the ikon in my bedroom.
"Dead Souls" by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
By the holy ikons, it is because I must not.
"The Secret of the Night" by Gaston Leroux
His torpid eyes, sunk in fat, were fixed upon the ikon stand.
"The Schoolmistress and Other Stories" by Anton Chekhov
The old women stood with the holy ikons.
"The Witch and Other Stories" by Anton Chekhov
Through the open door of the church one could see the silhouettes of the peasants bowing before the Ikons and relics.
"The Luck of Thirteen" by Jan Gordon
They saluted the ikon, as all the soldiers did, and some service began which I was unable to follow.
"My War Experiences in Two Continents" by Sarah Macnaughtan
Sophia lay upon the bare floor beneath the ikon, fast asleep.
"The Genius" by Margaret Horton Potter
As soon as he had recovered from the accident at the shoemaker's, he was placed with a designer and painter of ikons.
"Maxim Gorki" by Hans Ostwald
In an upper corner hung an ikon, the Russian image of the Christ.
"The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army" by Margaret Vandercook
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In poetry:

Ah, why so solemn, Memory?
Her sacred ashes take,
And of adoring sighs and tears
A holy ikon make:
"Lines - II" by Manmohan Ghose
The Greek will curse you if you call his Ikons images,
And damns your soul to Hell--no purgatory, if you please!
About Procession of the Ghost he's prickly as a burr,
But he believes, as we all believe, in the Holy Sepulchre!
"A Song Of The Sects" by Cale Young Rice

In news:

Presentation in co-production with BBC, ZDF, Arte, IKON, VRT, RTBF, YLE and in association with History Television, SBS Television, Danmarks Radio.
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Ikon Custom Graphics architectural panel in Color Lights by Robin Reigi, 212-924-5558.
The new flagship Ikon was getting plenty of looks at the latest Good Sam Rally at the Phoenix International Raceway.
The Ikon by Renegade is a high-end motorcoach, equipped with all of the usual top-grade features and amenities, but its difference is its chassis.
Ikon Tattoo and Body Piercing.
Andor iKon-M camera at the heart of novel TPEPICO (threshold photoelectron-photoion coincidence) velocity imaging apparatus.
Renegade 's Ikon motorhome.
Bristol, Ind.-based Renegade /Kibbi LLC drew steady traffic at the Good Sam Rally, Mar 22-25 in Phoenix, with the latest rendition of its flagship Ikon motorhome.
The artist talks with WOUB's Elliot Nicolson about his newest piece, "Ikon".
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