(n.) An image or representation; a portrait or pretended portrait.
(1) I am absolutely sick to the stomach that this iconic Australian news agency would attack the navy in the way that it has,” he said.
(2) De Blasio's first significant act as mayor was to challenge a development plan for the iconic Domino's Sugar factory in Brooklyn – a typical late-Bloomberg, large-scale building project.
(3) A photograph of her confronting a row of police officers, a handbag dangling from her arm, became one of the iconic images of the 1970s.
(4) Kraft Foods has a proven track record of successfully completing and integrating strategic combinations to build iconic brands and multi-national businesses, including the acquisitions of LU in 2007 and Nabisco in 2000.
(5) In that context, the amount paid for late-career work like Women of Algiers is probably a good investment; while it has nowhere near the raw energy of early masterpieces such as Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) or the significance of mid-career icons such as Guernica (1937), in an international market where the artist’s name casts a spell on potential buyers, it’s a respectable piece that can be immediately identified as a “Picasso”.
(6) Unlike the vecindades, which remained segregated and were always a space for the working classes and urban lumpen — even if they were appropriated as icons and romanticised by the middle and upper classes — the azoteas began to be inhabited by members of the middle-class intelligentsia during the early 20th century.
(7) When we use Ziggy Stardust to think through the problem of populist icons aren't we leader-shipping Bowie?
(8) Larson said misconceptions about Tubman had flourished in part because she was a “malleable icon”.
(9) The biographer of James Maxton, a Scots leftwinger with his own iconic status, he knows about party loyalties and tribal heroes.
(10) As it has elevated "hygge" (cosiness) into a way of life, Copenhagen has elevated the humble bicycle into a cultural icon, a pillar of its image.
(11) As Bartomeu told Sport: “There is no reason to break our contract with Enrique after he earned full marks for this season.” Meanwhile, on Pogba, the club president said: “Pogba is an iconic player at Juventus and has a contract there – we have not tried to sign him but we are closely monitoring his progress.
(12) The Stanhope chief executive, David Camp, said: "Stanhope is working in partnership with the BBC to deliver a publicly accessible mixed use remodelling of these iconic buildings and redevelopment of the adjoining land.
(13) This has been a season of distress, disorder and the dismissal of an iconic manager for Chelsea but now comes a night that could go a long way to making it one for the club to cherish.
(14) The title grew out of the iconic 1980s magazine, The Face, and hit the streets in 1986, designed by Face designer, Neville Brody.
(15) In some markets in the world we have customers who, despite all the progress that we’ve made, will not consider a French brand.” A spokesman for the prime minister, commenting on May’s conversation with Tavares, said: “The prime minister and Mr Tavares discussed the importance the UK attaches to Vauxhall’s plants at Ellesmere Port and Luton and their shared desire to protect and promote the jobs it supports and what Mr Tavares referred to as the ‘iconic’ Vauxhall brand within the wider group.
(16) The drawings feature a large female icon, her face replaced with the neon balaclavas that Pussy Riot use to mask their identity.
(17) Gareth Neame, managing director of Carnival Films, which produces the show, said: "We promise all the usual highs and lows, romance, drama and comedy played out by some of the most iconic characters on television."
(18) There is a fairytale quality to the idea of a boy who herded cattle in Qunu becoming the president of a modern state and an international icon.
(19) Cook knows that Apple is considered such an icon of design that, to its faithful, it's not so much a company as a public good.
(20) But given its popularity, it is little wonder that negotiating "Facebook divorce" status updates has become another unhappy event for failed romances, over when to launch the site's broken-heart icon out into the glare of the world's news feed.
(1) Japanese mothers were affect-oriented, and they used more nonsense, onomatopoeic sounds, baby talk, and babies' names.
(2) The group's first single, Tessellate , an onomatopoeic puzzle of angular beats and pointed sexual advances, became a radio hit before anyone knew who they were.
(3) On the pitch-match test, most of tinnitus was of the pure tone but there might be some composed of noise judging from onomatopoeic words.
(4) In all cases known, the language consists of onomatopoeic expressions, some invented words, but for the greatest part of words from the adult language adopted to the constrained phonological possibilities of young children.
(5) Any remarks Uncle Disgusting made about the comeliness of said nubile females were countered in print either with an onomatopoeic representation of someone vomiting (which, if memory serves, went “SPEEEEEEEOOOOOW!”) or with the phrase “pass the sickbag, Alice”.
(6) If there is one Russian word a springtime visitor to the country should know, it is slyakot , a wonderfully onomatopoeic term that translates, simultaneously, as "slush" and "mud".
(7) Look at that word lullaby – so beautiful; onomatopoeic, even.
(8) It has a damp, undramatic clamminess to it, and sits uneasily in any stream of words, the ultimate onomatopoeic dead end, free of connotations, meaningless, banal.
(9) 4) From the clinical viewpoint of the characteristics of tinnitus, cases with hearing levels above 40dB or with dull onomatopoeic sounds were considered to have better indications for therapy.
(10) 'My grandparents did have a famous cat, called Purratz, which, I suppose, is an onomatopoeic miaow in German.