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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Head basketball coach Tom Izzo is an icon at Michigan State. Should he still be considered as such when he lost his temper yelling at one of his players on national television?
By John Baldoni, Contributor. Forbes. Sunday, 24 Mar 2019 17:46:00 -0400.
Ichiro Suzuki, the most prolific hitter in baseball history and an icon on both sides of the Pacific, retired on Thursday as his fellow Seattle Mariners wept, bowed and hugged him in a Tokyo stadium rocking with cheers.
Reuters. Thursday, 21 Mar 2019 13:35:42 -0400.
Iconic superstar Ichiro Suzuki, who has more hits in professional baseball than any other Japanese player, told the Seattle Mariners he intends to retire, an ...
Japan Times. Thursday, 21 Mar 2019 19:53:34 +0900.