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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Ildefons Lima has the longest career in men's international football but it might be over after his coronavirus comments upset Andorra's football authorities.
BBC News. Tuesday, 17 Nov 2020 06:10:01 GMT.
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