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Serving as a symbol,
  1. Serving as a symbol
    • - a repeating design symbolic of eternity
  2. Significant purely in terms of what is being represented or implied
    • - the release of the dissident was an important symbolic gesture
  3. Involving the use of symbols or symbolism
    • - the symbolic meaning of motifs and designs

  1. relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols; "symbolic logic"; "symbolic operations"; "symbolic thinking"
  2. emblematic: serving as a visible symbol for something abstract; "a crown is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish"
  3. (symbolism) an artistic movement in the late 19th century that tried to express abstract or mystical ideas through the symbolic use of images
  4. (symbolization) symbol: something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible; "the eagle is a symbol of the United States"
  5. Symbolic is the sixth album by American death metal band Death. The album was released on March 21, 1995 through Roadrunner Records. The album was remastered and reissued on April 1, 2008 with five bonus tracks.
  6. Symbolic is the Voodoo Glow Skulls' fifth full-length album. It was released on September 12, 2000 on Epitaph Records. This album marks the last appearance of the creator of the VGS horn style, Helios J Hernandez. Track 14 is a cover of the song "I Shot The Sheriff" from Bob Marley. ...
  7. The Symbolic order is a part of the psychoanalytic theory of Jacques Lacan, part of his attempt 'to distinguish between those elementary registers whose grounding I later put forward in these terms: the symbolic, the imaginary, and the real - a distinction never previously made in psychoanalysis' .
  8. Symbolics refers to two companies: now-defunct computer manufacturer Symbolics, Inc., and a privately held company that acquired the assets of the former company and continues to sell and maintain the Open Genera Lisp system and the Macsyma computer algebra system.
  9. (Symbolism (arts)) Symbolism was a late nineteenth-century art movement of French and Belgian origin in poetry and other arts. In literature, the movement had its roots in Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Evil, 1857) by Charles Baudelaire. ...
  10. Pertaining to a symbol; Referring to something with an implicit meaning
  11. (symbolicism) An approach to understanding human cognition that is committed to language like symbolic processing as the best method of explanation. ("Philosophy of Mind Dictionary")
  12. (symbolism) Representation of a concept through symbols or underlying meanings of objects or qualities
  13. (symbolism) A painting movement that flourished in France in the 1880s and 1890s in which subject matter was suggested rather than directly presented. It featured decorative, stylized, and evocative images.
  14. (SYMBOLISM) A late 19th Century art movement that would use a material object to represent something special sacred or immaterial. A good example would be a lamb as a symbol of Christ. Principle exponents include Moreau, Redon, Gauguin, and Rodin.
  15. (Symbolism) the bread and wine are symbolic of the body and blood of Jesus Christ, and in partaking of the elements the believer commemorates the sacrificial death of Christ. ...
  16. (Symbolism) The use of language, character or objects to represent something else.
  17. (Symbolism) a person, place, or thing that represents something else
  18. (Symbolism) using an image to represent an idea.
  19. (symbolism) using something specific to stand for something else, especially an idea. A symbol is a person, place, object or action that for something beyond itself. For example, a dove may represent peace. The dove can be seen and peace cannot.
  20. (symbolism) The use of characters, diction, places, or objects that mean something beyond their literal level meaning. Often the symbol is indefinite in meaning. When many objects or characters each appear to have a specific symbolic meaning, the story is usually an allegory.
  21. (Symbolism) An art style developed in the late 19th century characterized by the incorporation of symbols and ideas, usually spiritual or mystical in nature, which represent the inner life of people. ...
  22. ((Quiz 2) Symbolism) (presence of things, people, events, or actions which have representative value beyond the literal)
  23. (SYMBOLISM) A late 19th century movement reacting against realism. Influenced by the connections between music and poetry, it sought to achieve the effects of images and metaphors to symbolize the basic idea or emotion of each poem. ...
  24. (SYMBOLISM) A style of writing in which characters, situations and settings express more than they represent.
  25. (SYMBOLISM) Notable among all LDS temples, the Salt Lake Temple includes significant symbolism in its architecture. The six major towers and finial spires signify the restoration of priesthood authority. ...