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noun [countable] icon pronunciation in British English /ˈaɪkɒn/
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  1. 1
    computing a small picture on a computer screen that you choose by pressing a button with the mouse in order to open a particular program

    Open the document you want to print and click on the printer icon.

  2. 2
    someone who is very famous and who people think represents a particular idea

    one of the best-known pop icons of the 1980s

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    a picture or model of a holy person that is used in religious worship in the Russian or Greek Orthodox Church

sea lion

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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