• pictograph or hieroglyph
  • sculptured figure or relief carving
  • ornamental channel or groove
  • an ornamental vertical groove especially in a Doric frieze
  • an ornamental groove [n GLYPHS] : GLYPHIC [adj]
  • symbolic figure or a character (as in the Mayan system of writing) usually incised or carved in relief
  • symbol (as a curved arrow on a road sign) that conveys information nonverbally