2017-07-27T17:48:16+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Three wise monkeys, Tughra, Cuckoo clock, Fasces, Optical character recognition, Sign, Sunrise, Sunset, Symbol (chemistry), Triskelion, Biological hazard, Ichthys, Rebus, Rod of Asclepius, Copyright symbol, Hamsa, Monogram, Black cat, Triquetra, LGBT symbols, Anarchist symbolism, Communist symbolism, Media controls, Gel bracelet, Roundel, Astrological symbols, Taijitu, Alphabetic principle flashcards


  • Three wise monkeys
    The three wise monkeys (Japanese: 三猿 Hepburn: san'en or sanzaru, alternatively 三匹の猿 sanbiki no saru, literally "three monkeys"), sometimes called the three mystic apes, are a pictorial maxim.
  • Tughra
    A tughra (Ottoman Turkish: طغرا‎ tuğrâ) is a calligraphic monogram, seal or signature of a sultan that was affixed to all official documents and correspondence.
  • Cuckoo clock
    A cuckoo clock is a typically pendulum-regulated clock that strikes the hours with a sound like a common cuckoo's call and has an automaton cuckoo bird that moves with each note.
  • Fasces
    Fasces (/ˈfæsiːz/, (Italian: Fasci, Latin pronunciation: [ˈfa.skeːs], a plurale tantum, from the Latin word fascis, meaning "bundle") is a bound bundle of wooden rods, sometimes including an axe with its blade emerging. The fasces had its origin in the Etruscan civilization, and was passed on to ancient Rome, where it symbolized a magistrate's power and jurisdiction. The image has survived in the modern world as a representation of magisterial or collective power. The fasces frequently occurs as a charge in heraldry, it is present on an older design of the Mercury dime and behind the podium in the United States House of Representatives, it is used as the symbol of a number of Italian syndicalist groups, including the Unione Sindacale Italiana, and it was the origin of the name of the Natio
  • Optical character recognition
    Optical character recognition (optical character reader, OCR) is the mechanical or electronic conversion of images of typed, handwritten or printed text into machine-encoded text, whether from a scanned document, a photo of a document, a scene-photo (for example the text on signs and billboards in a landscape photo) or from subtitle text superimposed on an image (for example from a television broadcast).
  • Sign
    A sign is an object, quality, event, or entity whose presence or occurrence indicates the probable presence or occurrence of something else.
  • Sunrise
    Sunrise or sun up is the instant at which the upper edge of the Sun appears over the eastern horizon in the morning.
  • Sunset
    Sunset or sundown, is the daily disappearance of the Sun below the western horizon as a result of Earth's rotation.
  • Symbol (chemistry)
    In chemistry, a symbol is a code for a chemical element.
  • Triskelion
    A triskelion or triskele is a motif consisting of a triple spiral exhibiting rotational symmetry.
  • Biological hazard
    Biological hazards, also known as biohazards, refer to biological substances that pose a threat to the health of living organisms, primarily that of humans.
  • Ichthys
    The ichthys or ichthus (/ˈɪkθəs/), from the Greek ikhthýs (ἰχθύς 1st cent. AD Koine Greek [ikʰˈtʰys], "fish"), is a symbol consisting of two intersecting arcs, the ends of the right side extending beyond the meeting point so as to resemble the profile of a fish.
  • Rebus
    A rebus (/ˈrē-bəs/) is an allusional device that uses pictures to represent words or parts of words.
  • Rod of Asclepius
    In Greek mythology, the Rod of Asclepius (Greek: Ράβδος του Ασκληπιού; Unicode symbol: ⚕), also known as the Staff of Asclepius (sometimes also spelled Asklepios or Aesculapius) and as the asklepian, is a serpent-entwined rod wielded by the Greek god Asclepius, a deity associated with healing and medicine.
  • Copyright symbol
    The copyright symbol, or copyright sign, © (a circled capital letter "C"), is the symbol used in copyright notices for works other than sound recordings (which are indicated with the ℗ symbol).
  • Hamsa
    The Hamsa (Arabic: خمسة‎‎ Khamsah, Hebrew: חַמְסָה‎‎, also romanized khamsa), is a palm-shaped amulet originally starting in the ancient city of Old Cairo, and popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa, and commonly used in jewelry and wall hangings.
  • Monogram
    A monogram is a motif made by overlapping or combining two or more letters or other graphemes to form one symbol.
  • Black cat
    A black cat is a domestic cat with black fur that may be a mixed or specific breed.
  • Triquetra
    (Not to be confused with Triquetrum (disambiguation).) Triquetra (/traɪˈkwɛtrə/; Latin tri- "three" and quetrus "cornered") originally meant "triangle" and was used to refer to various three-cornered shapes.
  • LGBT symbols
    The LGBT community has adopted certain symbols for self-identification which demonstrate unity, pride, shared values, and allegiance to one another.
  • Anarchist symbolism
    Anarchists have employed certain symbols for their cause, including most prominently the and the black flag, although anarchists have historically largely denied the importance of symbols to political movement.
  • Communist symbolism
    Communist symbolism represents a variety of themes, including revolution, the proletariat, peasantry, agriculture, or international solidarity.
  • Media controls
    In digital electronics, analogue electronics and entertainment, the user interface of media may include media controls or player controls, to enact and change or adjust the process of watching film or listening to audio.
  • Gel bracelet
    Gel bracelets, or jelly bracelets are an inexpensive type of wristband often made from Silicone.
  • Roundel
    A roundel is a circular disc used as a symbol.
  • Astrological symbols
    Symbols used in astrology overlap with those used in astronomy because of the historical overlap between the two subjects.
  • Taijitu
    A taijitu (Traditional Chinese: 太極圖; Simplified Chinese: 太极图; Pinyin: tàijítú; Wade-Giles: t'ai⁴chi²t'u²) is a symbol or diagram (图 tú) in Chinese philosophy representing Taiji (太极 tàijí "great pole" or "supreme ultimate") representing both its monist (wuji) and its dualist (yin and yang) aspects.
  • Alphabetic principle
    According to the alphabetic principle, letters and combinations of letters are the symbols used to represent the speech sounds of a language based on systematic and predictable relationships between written letters, symbols, and spoken words.