symbolic representation

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Synonyms for symbolic representation

something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible

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This visualization of imagination helps in cognitive development since it gives a symbolic representation to a child's imagination.
Quema foregrounds questions of symbolic representation in Butler and Bourdieu's work, and, through an examination of law and literature's production of social meaning, the work of symbolic violence in the constitution of legitimacy.
Symbolic representation including written language symbols such as words and mathematical symbols.
The Mass was completed when the Patriarch proceeded to the Grotto of the Nativity, holding a symbolic representation of the infant Christ.
The Symbolic Representation of Gender: A Discursive Approach; Emanuela Lombardo and Petra Meier; Ashgate; Surrey and Burlington, VT; vii + 225 pp; e-book.
A gift to posterity, authors Chinnappa Boverianda and Nanjamma's work highlights the ancient symbolic representation, even today, of the ainmanes for this wonderful community.
As we head toward November, people will be able to see a symbolic representation of exactly what this particular industry can bring to Massachusetts,'' said Senate Minority Whip Richard Ross, a Wrentham Republican.
In the West, portraiture had long been the provenance of royalty and those elites needing symbolic representation of their political and social power.
3) Symbolic representation which includes Buddhist art in the pre-Christian era when Buddha was presented through symbols like an empty throne, the Bodhi tree, a pair of footprints, a wheel, etc;
Harper] is both a real character into whose heart we look deeply--and are utterly repelled by--and a symbolic representation of the misogyny that has always stopped so many talented women fulfilling their potential.
For the CyCNBA, the Cyprus cats are saviours who saved the island from a snake infestation and "the pride and symbolic representation of the fighting spirit of the Cypriot nation in times of great adversity".
The topics include the bivalent multilingual city of Barcelona, symbolic representation and public image in Ottawa, Helsinki as Helsingfors in a nation of two official languages, two opposing policy mindsets for language planning in Brussels, and a linguistic bridge at Switzerland's language boundary at Biel/Bienne.
Islamabad -- 'We Can' end all violence against women global campaign marked the symbolic representation of Shoe Memorial Ceremony in the remembrance of 50 million missing women of South Asia
While the absence of women from political life is less unusual in other Arab countries, like Saudi Arabia, Lebanese women have enjoyed at least symbolic representation in their government since being given the right to vote in 1952.