The word icon is a noun. Icon means (1) a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church, (2) a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface, (3) (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.
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StumbleUpon uses ratings to form collaborative opinions on websites. When a user stumbles, he will see only pages which friends and like-minded stumblers have recommended. On the website, users can download the stumble icon, which, when clicked, allows users to rate websites and to search. Users also compile a profile of interests to guide the search. More information on the website.
Superpages provides information about businesses and retailers in local areas. Along with telephone number and address, Superpages also provides driving directions and hours of operation. Users can add or edit a business and can put the Superpages icon on their toolbars. Users can also add weather reports, lottery results, and Wi-Fi hotspots to their searches.
UCL was founded in 1826 as an alternative to universities that were only open to members of the Church of England. The School is famous for many things, among them the living icon of Jeremy Bentham. Today there are 19,000 students, one third of whom are graduate students. UCL has 600 faculty members, including the highest number of female faculty in the UK.
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Orange Amplification has been making guitar and PA amps for more than half a century and the familiar Orange icon has been seen on amp stacks since 1968. Now the company has launched a pair of wireless headphones.
By Mark Sparrow, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Tuesday, 04 Aug 2020 11:35:50 -0400.
Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis spent his life fighting for equality and compassion for the downtrodden. His impact was felt across generations, including one 12-year-old who spoke at his funeral. ...
CBS News. Friday, 31 Jul 2020 10:11:39 -0400.
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