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An abbreviation standing for the name of an element and consisting of the initial letter of the Latin or New Latin name, or sometimes of the initial letter with a following one; as, C for carbon, Na for sodium (Natrium), Fe for iron (Ferrum), Sn for tin (Stannum), Sb for antimony (Stibium), etc. See the list of names and symbols under Element.
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n. [Latin, Greek] The sign or representation of something moral or intellectual by the images or properties of natural things, as â€œthe lion is the symbol of courage;"-an emblem or representation of spiritual truth; type ; figure ; -a figure or character standing for a letter or word; - in medals, pictures, &c., a certain mark or figure associated with or appropriated to the person or character represented ;-in mathematics, a letter or figure representing quantities or magnitudes, and indicating their relations;-a sign or badge ; memorial.
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