Definitions for illustrationˌɪl əˈstreɪ ʃən
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word illustration
artwork that helps make something clear or attractive
showing by example
example, illustration, instance, representative(noun)
an item of information that is typical of a class or group
"this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"
a visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand
The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct.
That which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible, or to remove obscurity.
A picture designed to decorate a volume or elucidate a literary work.
A calculated prevision of insurance premiums and returns (life insurance)
the act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct
that which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible, or to remove obscurity
a picture designed to decorate a volume or elucidate a literary work
Origin: [L. illustratio: cf. F. illustration.]
An illustration is a depiction.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'illustration' in Nouns Frequency: #1746
Translations for illustration
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- ilustración, ejemplo, instrucciónSpanish
- kuvituskuva, esimerkki, kuva, kuvittaminenFinnish
- représentation, illustrationFrench
- ilustro, ilustruroIdo
- illustrazione, illustrareItalian
- イラスト, 例, 絵, 絵図, イラストレーション, 実例, 図Japanese
- иллюстрация, пример, иллюстрирование, картинка, рисунокRussian
- ilustrasyon, halimbawaTagalog
- illüstrasyon, çizim, resim, örnekleme, açıklamaTurkish
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