Logo meaning

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The definition of a logo is a sign or symbol that identifies a company or a brand.

An example of a logo is the green circle with a mermaid in the center that stands for Starbucks.

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A symbol or design that identifies a brand.
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Word; speech.

Logogram.

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A distinctive symbol, colophon, signature, trademark, newspaper nameplate, etc., as for a company or brand.
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Logo is defined as a simple computer programming language for children.

An example of Logo is a programming language used to create geometric shapes.

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A simplified computer language designed esp. for teaching school children about computer programming.
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A high-level programming language noted for its ease of use and graphics capabilities. It is a recursive language that contains many list processing functions that are in LISP, although Logo's syntax is more understandable for novices.Stemming from a National Science Foundation project, Logo was created by Seymour Papert in the mid-1960s along with colleagues at MIT and members of Bolt Beranek & Newman. Originally developed on large computers, it was later adapted to many personal computers. A wealth of information about Logo and its educational philosophy is available from the Logo Foundation, http://el.media.mit.edu/Logo-foundation.Command the TurtleTurtle Graphics is the graphics language built into Logo, which allows complex graphics images to be created with a minimum of coding. The turtle is a triangular-shaped cursor, which is moved on screen with commands that activate the turtle as if you were driving it, for example, go forward 100 units, turn right 45 degrees, turn left 20 degrees.The following Object Logo example converts Fahrenheit to Celsius: convert local [fahr] print "|Enter Fahrenheit | make "fahr ReadWord print "|Celsius is | print (:fahr - 32) * 5 / 9 end.
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A symbol or emblem that acts as a trademark or a means of identification of an institution or other entity.
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(sciences) A single graphic which contains one or more separate elements.
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An ensign, a badge of office, rank, or power.
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Pertaining to a word or to the act of speech.
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Word, speech, discourse.

Logogram.

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Origin of logo

  • Gr < logos: see logic

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek from logos word, speech leg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for logogram logotype

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek λόγος (logos, “word, speech").

    From Wiktionary

  • 1937, abbreviation of logogram or logotype.

    From Wiktionary