GIS Dictionary

symbol

A graphic used to represent a geographic feature or class of features. Symbols can look like what they represent ...

Symbol ID code

A 15-character identifier that provides the information necessary to display or transmit a tactical symbol between MIL-STD-2525B compliant systems.

symbology

The set of conventions, rules, or encoding systems that define how geographic features are represented with symbols on a map. ...

system toolbox

In ArcGIS, a default geoprocessing toolbox that is installed with ArcGIS. System toolboxes contain system tools, organized into ...