ideograph

[id-ee-uh-graf, -grahf, ahy-dee-]
noun
an ideogram.

Origin:
1825–35; ideo- + -graph

ideographic [id-ee-uh-graf-ik, ahy-dee-] , ideographical, adjective
ideographically, adverb
unideographic, adjective
unideographical, adjective
unideographically, adverb

ideograph, idiograph.
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ideograph

noun
a graphic character that indicates the meaning of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it; "Chinese characters are ideograms" [syn: ideogram
ideographic

adjective
of or relating to or consisting of ideograms 
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Example sentences
Some sciences are ideographic and some are nomothetic.
Conventional program evaluation standards often omit the nuances of ideographic and phenotypic attributes of people of color.
Subsequently he had various imaginary encounters with the enemy, and won sundry signal ideographic victories.
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