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Asked by Baij Nath

Sep 10, 2014

Conventional Symbols

What are Conventional Symbols?



Anupam Hyatagol

conventional symbol is a symbol that has an understood or widely accepted interpretation.There are other conventional symbols that are easily recognizable. For example, we pledge allegiance to the flag, which is a physical, tangible representation of our country. Even as children we know that the flag isn't the country, but that it stands for our country.

Aruna kumari Sripada

Member since May 13, 2014

Conventional Symbols:

A conventional symbol is a symbol that is widely accepted interpretation.
The various features shown on a map are represented by conventional signs or symbols. For example, colors can be used to indicate a classification of roads. Those signs are usually explained in the margin of the map, or on a separately published characteristic sheet.

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