Examples of illustration in a Sentence
The illustration on page 30 shows the parts of an engine.
a book with many photographs and illustrations
The illustrations that he provided in his speech were very effective.
They selected photographs to use for the illustration of the book.
Illustration is the key to good communication.
Recent Examples of illustration from the Web
The Public Health Emergency Fund contains just $57,000—a mind-boggling disparity that may be the starkest illustration of the woeful inadequacy of the Trump administration’s plan.
As an illustration of untapped potential, the Japanese design firm Nendo worked with zipper giant YKK to imagine variations on this century-old fastening tech.
In the work, the men catch and console one another, and get tangled up in one another’s bodies — an illustration of both the vulnerability and camaraderie of being in the military.
The graphic on the top displays an illustration of Veronica in a very V. Lodge-esque plaid mini-skirt and purple top.
Grande-sized cups are blue, some with owl illustrations.
The high quality of the produce is made all the more lovely by the beautiful displays, often including vintage illustrations of the vegetables at hand.
Advocates on Wednesday cited Bennett’s treatment by police as an illustration of troubled race relations in America.
The shop also has an e-commerce presence, selling vintage wash Taco Bell logo sweatshirts, rings that spell out the brand’s name, and greeting cards with illustrations of Crunchwrap Supremes and Mountain Dew Baja Blast.
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First Known Use of illustration
Synonym Discussion of illustration
- an instance of history repeating itself
- a case of mistaken identity
- a telling illustration of Murphy's Law
- a typical example of bureaucratic waste
- show us a sample of your work
- one of the finest specimens of the jeweler's art
ILLUSTRATION Defined for Kids
Definition of illustration for Students
- The dictionary has color illustrations.
- The speech included illustrations of his successes.
- He finished the illustration of the book.
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