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Noun: illustration  ,i-lu'strey-shun
  1. Artwork that helps make something clear or attractive
     
  2. Showing by example
    - exemplification
     
  3. An item of information that is typical of a class or group
    "this patient provides a typical illustration of the syndrome";
    - example, instance, representative, exemplum
     
  4. A visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand

Derived forms: illustrations

Type of: art, artwork, demo, demonstration, graphics, information, nontextual matter, representation

Encyclopedia: Illustration