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Illustration

A graphic design or image. An illustration may be in a book, magazine, advertisement or in any number of other media. An illustration is usually distinguished from a photograph. They frequently are used in marketing, as images may affect purchasing decisions.
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He glanced at the POLICE GAZETTE illustration and nodded his head at it familiarly.
It happened that Ernest had blundered on an apposite illustration.
In Chile I was told an anecdote, which I believe was true; and it offers a good illustration of the use of a well-broken animal.
Very true, said Adeimantus; but how does the illustration apply to our enquiry?
Every trivial fact in his private biography becomes an illustration of this new principle, revisits the day, and delights all men by its piquancy and new charm.
The truth and grandeur of their thought is proved by its scope and applicability, for it commands the entire schedule and inventory of things for its illustration.
Today all the significance of his book rose before him with special distinctness, and whole periods ranged themselves in his mind in illustration of his theories.
There's Haredale's niece, your late flame,' said Mr Chester, as a careless illustration of his meaning.
This new illustration of his argument so tickled Kit, that he fell backward in his chair in a state of exhaustion, pointing at the baby and shaking his sides till he rocked again.
As the demand for science illustrators grows, many national institutions and publications look to the program to commission illustrations from the students as well as the faculty.
These illustrations are used in technical documentation for print, Web and multimedia presentations.
Manufacturing companies have struggled for years with the disconnect between engineers and downstream users of technical illustrations in manufacturing, marketing and customer service.