illustrations‚ɪlə'streɪʃn noun +artwork that helps make something clear or attractive +showing by example +an item of information that is representative of a type +a visual representation (a picture or diagram) that is used make some subject more pleasing or easier to understand
1 example, case (in point), instance, sample, specimen, exemplar, Colloq for instance:
This film is an illustration of the film noir genre.
2 picture, depiction, representation, figure:
An illustration of a jet engine appears on page 32.
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