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illustrations, plural;
  1. A picture illustrating a book, newspaper, etc
    • - an illustration of a yacht
  2. An example serving to clarify or prove something
    • - this accident is a graphic illustration of the disaster that's waiting to happen
  3. The action or fact of illustrating something, either pictorially or by exemplification
    • - by way of illustration, I refer to the following case

  1. artwork that helps make something clear or attractive
  2. exemplification: showing by example
  3. example: 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"
  4. a visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand
  5. An illustration is a displayed visualization form presented as a drawing, painting, photograph or other work of art that is created to elucidate or dictate sensual information (such as a story, poem or newspaper article) by providing a visual representation graphically.
  6. 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 ...
  7. (Illustrations) Hundreds of original illustrations
  8. (5.1 Illustrations) To illustrate the difference in classification of actions on forest lands based upon the land cover or land use interpretations consider the following five examples:
  9. (Illustrations) Over 100 striking two-colour cartoons by Martin Shovel illustrate common phrasal verbs, reinforcing their meaning and making them more memorable.
  10. (Illustrations) Research has shown that illustrations don’t necessarily help a child acquire vocabulary or understand meaning, although they do add to the visual appeal and “lighten” the text. ...
  11. (illustrations) Graphics used to clarify or enhance the content of electronic or paper text.  These could be photographs, charts, maps, etc.
  12. (illustrations) Line art, photos, and other graphic images used in printed material.
  13. Custom illustrations help students understand concepts and systems.
  14. Detailed illustrations accompany medical terminology, where applicable, to enhance understanding of the definition.
  15. Illustrations are drawings, cartoons, photographs, diagrams and maps used to convey ideas, operations, locations, or humor.
  16. (illustrated) Decorated with pictures or other features usually for the purpose of clarifying the context.
  17. (Illustrated) To clarify by use of examples, comparisons. To provide a publication with explanatory or decorative pictures, photographs, diagrams.
  18. (Illustrating) Rue de la Contrescarpe, Petit Arcenal, Porte St Antoine, Rue du Rempart, Rue Jean Beau-sire, Rue des Tournelles, Ste Marie, H. de Maienne
  19. A life insurance illustration, or ledger, is a reference tool used to illustrate how a given life insurance policy underwritten by a specific insurer is expected to perform over a period of years. ...
  20. A drawing or a visual representation in form of a photograph, painting or a work of art that symbolizes an idea and works together with it to attract clients
  21. drawing, image or sample used to further explain
  22. A picture used to help explain something or tell a story. An illustrator creates pictures for books, magazines, or other printed works.
  23. An estimation of the returns you might get from an investment, based on specified growth rates and taking into account any extra charges or fees which you might have to pay.
  24. A proposal showing a product's non-guaranteed and / or guaranteed future payments, cash values, and death benefits. Non­guaranteed values are based on the company's current rates of interest, mortality, and expenses. ...
  25. the meshing of words with images. There are two types of illustrations: tables and figures. Tables are rows and columns arrangements of words and numbers. Figures are everything else: graphs, photographs, drawings, and diagrams. (Back to Writing Guidelines)