[id-ee-uh-gram, ahy-dee-]
a written symbol that represents an idea or object directly rather than a particular word or speech sound, as a Chinese character.
a written symbol, as 7, =, logogram.

1830–40; ideo- + -gram1 Unabridged
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ideogram or ideograph (ˈɪdɪəʊˌɡræm, ˈɪdɪəʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
1.  a sign or symbol, used in such writing systems as those of China or Japan, that directly represents a concept, idea, or thing rather than a word or set of words for it
2.  any graphic sign or symbol, such as %, @, &, etc
ideograph or ideograph

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The smaller the page length, the smaller and more distorted the ideogram map will be.
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