An image which represents something. It can be a traffic sign (such as a train to warn of a level crossing), or it can be a white dove to represent peace. If you were to see a light bulb above someone’s head in a comic book, you would know that it stood for a sudden brilliant idea - the light bulb would be a symbol.

Browse the glossary

cross linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram