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Illustration - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Illustration' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Illustration [ n.]
- 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.

Meaning of 'Illustration' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . illustration [ n]
Meaning (1):
- an item of information that is typical of a class or group
Example in sentence:
  • there is an example on page 10;
  • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome