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I'm sure you mean pictogram or pictograph? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pictogram
A wireframe can be a mockup. A mockup an be considered a wireframe. While they are sometimes separate things (as others have stated) they are just as often not separate things. At one time, one might consider wireframes what Visio would create. And Mockups would be what PhotoShop would create. But today, with the range of tools we have, they are often the ...
Since you're asking about web specifically: no, there's no wide consensus on the definition of these terms. Generally, all of those three terms are interchangeable and interchanged, but there are occasionally minor differences in meaning. By a font, we may understand a collection of symbols whose appearance is given by CSS – that is properties such as ...
Is there an accepted use of these terms in the context of typography for web? No. The only web-centric terms would be those dedicated to CSS styles which would include: font-family = either a specific or generic name for a computer font (digital file). Specific names would be something like Helvetica. Generic names would be something like monospace. ...
Type Family - You didn't mention this but it's important. The design of all the characters comprised of a family and all its encompassing faces. Helvetica is a type family. Helvetica Condensed is a type family, Myriad Pro is a type family, etc. Typeface - the specific weight or instance of a particular family. I.E. Bold, italic, oblique are all typefaces. ...
When these are used on products in supermarkets, these are referred to 'flashes'. For example, a product has a small sticker (a promotional flash) saying '2 for £3'.
Callout. Or burst. Or bubble. Really, a callout.
The term might be dependent on the use. If it was on a certificate, it would be termed a "seal" as a a gold foil stamp or notarized type circle to validate the document. Otherwise I've termed it a "sticker" or sometimes a "burst" (like a sun with ray edges).
Callout is what I generally refer to them as. A call out doesn't necessarily have to be literal. It can "call out to the viewer" not merely "call existing content to the foreground". Clients can refer to them as "badges" or "seals" or "bursts". In terms of design, then can also be referred to as "bastards" or "bastard elements" at times. By nature they ...
I've not come across a standard term for these. They've been variously referred to as "splash," "screech" and "decal" in conversation with different designers over the years.
I don't actually know if there is a word for this, I imagine there must be, but this map instantly reminded me of those signs they put in nice lookouts, so perhaps that's a keyword you can use. A related term could be Panoramic. Some results for lookout map: And panorama:
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