The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct. (noun)
Examples of word illustration
For example the term illustration can mean many different things to different people, and have many different costs depending of what's being requested.
** I don't claim that the illustration is a perfect likeness (it's remarkably hard to draw someone from memory more than a decade after the fact), but I do hope it catches something of his hunched pathetitude.
The period chosen for my illustration is the moment when the last shell fired from the fleet bursts over the battery; and the troops, illumined by the glare, are seen rushing to the parapet to repel the assault.
Paul earned his BFA in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island.
Another inspired illustrator, one that jumped from the pulps to pretty much every kind of illustration, is was the legendary Wally Wood.
An illustration is the tradeoff in refinancing a home mortgage.
I offer the picture partly in illustration of what I said yesterday, that the Princess sweeps forward and can carry mistakes along with her.
My favorite illustration is in chapter 13, when Peter eats stew at Leo's house.