[n] a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church
[n] a visual representation of an object or scene or person 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"
[n] (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface
bitmap, chiaroscuro, cyclorama, diorama, drawing, electronic image, exposure, foil, graphical user interface, GUI, inset, likeness, painting, panorama, photo, photograph, pic, picture, reflection, reflexion, representation, semblance, sonogram, symbol, transparency
\I"con\ ([imac]"k[o^]n), n. [L., fr. Gr. e'ikw`n.] An image or representation; a portrait or pretended portrait. Netherlands whose names and icons are published. --Hakewill.
\I"con\, n. (Gr. Ch.) A sacred picture representing the Virgin Mary, Christ, a saint, or a martyr, and having the same function as an image of such a person in the Latin Church.