Objects emojis with their meaning

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The ⌚ emoji symbolizes a wristwatch that serves as both a timepiece and a fashion accessory. It can be used to emphasize time management and punctuality, such as for appointments, deadlines or dates. In everyday life, the watch is perceived as a status symbol, depending on the brand and design. In addition, the emoji is perfect to indicate delay or urgency, e.g. in combination with messages like “I have to hurry“ or “When will you be there? Finally, it evokes nostalgia by reminding us of classic analog watches, which are becoming increasingly rare in the age of smartwatches and digital devices.
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⌚️Watch Whatsapp U+231A
⌚️ Watch
The ⌚ emoji symbolizes a wristwatch that serves as both a timepiece and a fashion accessory. It can be used to emphasize time management and punctuality, such as for appointments, deadlines or dates. In everyday life, the watch is perceived as a status symbol, depending on the brand and design. In addition, the emoji is perfect to indicate delay or urgency, e.g. in combination with messages like “I have to hurry“ or “When will you be there? Finally, it evokes nostalgia by reminding us of classic analog watches, which are becoming increasingly rare in the age of smartwatches and digital devices.
📱️Mobile phone emoji Whatsapp U+1F4F1
📱️ Mobile Phone
“Answer your phone!“ The 📱 emoji symbolizes communication via mobile phones, which have become an indispensable part of our everyday lives. On the one hand, it is used to indicate upcoming calls or to remind someone to check their phone. On the other hand, the emoji represents the use of social media, messaging apps and photos on the smartphone. In addition, the emoji can allude to the aspect of constant accessibility, which has both positive and negative effects on our well-being. More broadly, the emoji refers to the technology and connectivity that shape our modern world. Finally, it suggests the need for a digital detox or a more conscious approach to technology.
📲️Mobile phone with pointing arrow emoji Whatsapp U+1F4F2
📲️ Mobile Phone With Rightwards Arrow at Left
The 📲 emoji is used not only for incoming calls, but also for various notifications such as text messages or app alerts. It symbolizes the ubiquitous role of the mobile phone in our daily lives and the need to be always available. In some cases, the emoji can be used to announce an upcoming communication or important event on the smartphone. It conveys the importance of responding immediately, whether it is answering a call or replying to a message. Alternatively, it can serve as a reminder to charge the phone or pay attention to updates and important information.
💻️Laptop emoji Whatsapp U+1F4BB
💻️ Laptop
This emoji 💻 symbolizes a laptop, often associated with work, study, or technology-related topics. It can be used to express the need to complete tasks or participate in projects, such as “I'm working on a report“ or “I'm doing research online. The emoji can also be associated with streaming movies, shows, or other media content when used in a recreational context. Similarly, it is associated with digital communication, such as writing emails or chatting on social networks. Finally, the emoji can be used to express a desire for a new laptop or an update to existing technology.
⌨️Keyboard smiley U+2328
⌨️ Keyboard
It's time to write a new chapter! A keyboard is a central element of computer use and is often associated with communication, such as writing emails, chat messages, or social networking posts. The ⌨‍️ emoji can also refer to creating documents, spreadsheets or presentations in a professional context. In creative fields, such as writing stories, poems or song lyrics, the keyboard symbolizes the writing process and creative expression. Finally, the emoji conveys the meaning of programming and software development when used in the context of technical activities.
🖥️Desktop Computer Emoji U+1F5A5
🖥️ Desktop Computer
Take a look at the screen! A computer emoji 🖥 usually symbolizes the use of computer technology, whether for working, learning, or playing video games. It serves as a symbol for surfing the web, watching movies, or editing photos and videos. Sometimes the emoji is used to communicate the purchase or upgrade of a computer, but it can also indicate the need for repair or maintenance. At the same time, it signals the importance of online communities, social networking, and other forms of digital communication.
🖨️Printer Whatsapp U+1F5A8
🖨️ Printer
I need to print something! The printer stands for office work in general, for the colleague who again caused a paper jam, or for the technology of 3D printers. And it’s always good to carefully read the fine print.
🖱️Computer mouse smiley Whatsapp U+1F5B1
🖱️ Computer Mouse
Emoticon shows a white computer mouse with three-button operation (Apple only with one button). Can be used for general computer work.
🖲️Trackball smiley Whatsapp U+1F5B2
🖲️ Trackball
Trackball to operate the computer. Works like a trackpad or a mouse. Often used in connection with computer games or equipment. Chat partner is busy working on the computer.
🕹️Joystick emoji U+1F579
🕹️ Joystick
I want to gamble another round! Joystick of a slot machine in amusement arcades. Generally refers to computers, consoles and everything that has to do with electronic games.
U+1F5DC Metal screw clamp emoji U+1F5DC 🗜️ Compression. I'll apply a headlock on you! A metal screw clamp with C-clamp symbolizes the pinching of objects or even people.
U+1F4BD CD in cover emoji U+1F4BD 💽️ Mini disk. I found an old Walkman! Once the revolution in sound recordings, the audio and data storage format was discontinued and replaced by MP3 players. The mini disk was the most common in Japan.
U+1F4BE Disk emoji U+1F4BE 💾️ Disk. I will save that! Meanwhile obsolete, but a popular data storage format for the PC from 1970 to the 90s. Symbol of the function “save” in computer programs.
U+1F4BF CD Whatsapp U+1F4BF 💿️ Digital CD. For a long time, the CD was considered the most common way to store data and play music and movies. Almost replaced by the streaming technology. Symbolically, it stands for the availability of a huge amount of information.
U+1F4C0 DVD Whatsapp U+1F4C0 📀️ DVD. We’ve got the movie on DVD! Data storage format for playing movies or music albums. May also refer to Blue Ray or (obsolete) technology in general. A DVD movie could mean that someone is in need of recreation.
U+1F4FC Video cassette emoji U+1F4FC 📼️ Video Cassette. Let's watch a movie at home tonight. The video cassette is a nostalgic relic from the 80s. Was very popular until the late 90s. The format was replaced by the DVD.
U+1F4F7 Camera Whatsapp U+1F4F7 📷️ Camera. A new camera is required, a shooting is due or the processing of the pictures is still going on. Emoji shows a classic camera that takes pictures. Symbol for shooting, photographers or photo credit. The camera also stands for one’s memory, it reminds you of stored experiences that you should make use of.
U+1F4F8 Camera with flash object U+1F4F8 📸️ Camera With Flash. Can you take a picture of me? Refers to photography. The fired flash indicates that a picture is being taken. You want to visit a landmark and take pictures there.
U+1F4F9 Video camera emoji U+1F4F9 📹️ Video camera. Someone is watching holiday videos, has made a video of the last night or a new video is being uploaded to social media. In the 80s and 90s, home videos were shot with the video camera. Symbolically, the video camera stands for alertness, the desire for change, self-reflection, objectivity and for changing one's own perspective.
U+1F3A5 Film camera emoji U+1F3A5 🎥️ Film camera. And action! Another part has just been shot! The classic, professional film camera is used in the context of motion picture films, the film industry or the filming of broadcasts. The emoji can also be used as an invitation to shoot your own (dirty) film.
U+1F4FD Projector smiley U+1F4FD 📽️ Film projector. Roll it! Do you feel like watching a movie? The cinematograph projects a movie onto a screen. Expresses the preference or interest in movies and often serves as an invitation to a cozy evening.
U+1F39E Filmstrip emoji U+1F39E 🎞️ Filmstrip. Is this reality or just a movie? Incidents are happening like in a movie or someone is a real movie nut! In the past, filmstrips were used for the development of moving images, hence films. From 1930, there was also sound with the pictures. From 1970, most of the films were in color.
U+1F4DE Earphone emoji U+1F4DE 📞️ Earphone. I am going to call you shortly! Earphone of an old-fashioned, classical landline telephone. Someone is talking on the phone or wants to call the other one. Popular icon in smartphones or graphics for everything around telephony.
U+260E Telephone Whatsapp U+260E ☎️ Telephone. Someone will call you later, call you back quickly or has been making phone calls all day. A classic landline telephone. Also serves as a symbol for the phone number.
U+1F4DF Pager emoji U+1F4DF 📟️ Pager. It can happen any moment! Message receiving device used by emergency services. Popular communication tool of the 90s. Emoji may be an invitation to be on call in case an event occurs. Also used for professional standby duty and alertness.
U+1F4E0 Fax Whatsapp U+1F4E0 📠️ Fax machine. I’ve got news! Common communication device of the 80s and 90s for transferring documents. Is considered old-fashioned, but still used in companies. Symbolically, it stands for trouble-free communication, the establishment of a contact, the longing for communication, or something needs quick settlement and remedy.
U+1F4FA TV emoji U+1F4FA 📺️ TV set. A cozy TV evening is coming up or you are watching a live broadcast such as a football game. Old-fashioned CRT TV, popular before the introduction of flat screen TVs in the 90s. Refers to television or the device. The emoji can also be used as a symbol of too easy-going and lazy behavior. You are missing out on many things.
U+1F4FB Radio Whatsapp U+1F4FB 📻️ Radio. I just heard it on the radio! An old-fashioned, portable radio for receiving broadcasts or music. Refers to listening to music, news or sports. Symbolically, it stands for communication, exchange and knowledge.
U+1F399 Studio microphone U+1F399 🎙️ Studio microphone. The microphone is used for radio or studio recordings. For the radio, for music or other recordings. The microphone ensures that music or a moderation finds its way to many ears. It can be a symbolic indication that you should not keep something to yourself, but communicate it in public – even if this is not easy (and perhaps embarrassing).
U+1F39A Slider emoji U+1F39A 🎚️ Slider. An album is being recorded in the recording studio or you’re having a gig as a DJ. The slider can be used to tune the sound on the mixing console. Can refer to recording or the processing of music as well as music productions.
U+1F39B Control dial U+1F39B 🎛️ Control dial. We are back in the studio! The control dials can be used to adjust the sound on the mixing console. The emoji is related to audio engineering, events or music productions. May also mean: I am capable of multitasking!
U+1F9ED Compass emoji U+1F9ED 🧭️ Compass. Which direction should I take? The maritime symbol indicates the geographic direction and serves for orientation and navigation. Stands for self-realization and goal-oriented action but also for being rooted at home and for protection during a journey.
U+23F1 Stopwatch emoji U+23F1 ⏱️ Stopwatch. Someone is stopping the time, wondering how long it will take or has only got little time left. The meter measures the time between start and stop. The watch is used, for example, during sports or competitions.
U+23F2 Kitchen clock U+23F2 ⏲️ Timer clock. You haven’t got much time left! The food is almost ready. The timer counts down a preset time. After the time has elapsed, an alarm sounds. Time is almost over! Refers to temporal processes such as time specification or deadlines.
U+23F0 Alarm clock Emoji U+23F0 ⏰️ Alarm Clock. “When shall we meet?” or “Don't forget our date!” The alarm clock often serves as a reminder or to indicate a deadline or urgency.
U+1F570 Old clock Whatsapp U+1F570 🕰️ Mantel clock. You are old-fashioned! The decorative clock can often be found on a fireplace. Subject of a classic interior design or a rather old-fashioned environment. Symbolic of a conservative attitude.
U+231B Sand glass smiley U+231B ⌛️ Sand glass. Time is up! Timing device since the beginning of the 14th century. Stands for time but also for transience. Someone is too late, time has passed quickly or you cannot wait any longer.
U+23F3 Hourglass flowing sand U+23F3 ⏳️ Hourglass With Flowing Sand. Time flies ... Represents elapsing time in a particular matter. Can be used as a reminder of something or a warning: “Your time is running out“.
U+1F4E1 Satellite dish emoji U+1F4E1 📡️ Satellite dish. I've got you on my radar! For receiving radio programs such as radio or television. It's about sending signals and communicating. We receive your voice clearly and distinctly! Can also stand for extraterrestrial life or science fiction.
U+1F50B Battery smiley U+1F50B 🔋️ Battery. You need to charge your own batteries, someone needs a break. Or the opposite is the case: You are bursting with energy! Also notification icon on the phone regarding the battery level.
U+1FAAB Battery empty symbol U+1FAAB 🪫️ Low Battery. My battery is dead, I need a charging cable! Used to indicate that one will be unavailable for a while. Can also stand for physical or mental exhaustion: Batteries are dead.
U+1F50C Plug U+1F50C 🔌️ Power plug. I need a charge of energy! Refers to the power supply of electrical equipment, to the power outlet or your own physical energy supply. The charging cable was forgotten at home or the electrician is due.
U+1F529 Nut and bolt Emoji U+1F529 🔩️ Bolt And Nut. I'm stuck like a limpet! A metal screw and a matching nut. The emoji is also used in connection with an upcoming repair.
U+2699 Gear Emoji U+2699 ⚙️ Gear. Emoji symbolically shows that something should be fuelled or set in motion. Can also mean “You wheel me in my life!”
U+1F9F1 Brick U+1F9F1 🧱️ Brick. Currently, our house is still a construction site! Clay bricks are the oldest building material for building houses or castles. Artificially made stone of fired clay or ceramic. May mean joy and happiness or a new beginning.
U+1F4A1 Light smiley Whatsapp U+1F4A1 💡️ Electric Light Bulb. The switched-on light bulb means: It just dawned on me! I have just had a brilliant idea!
U+1F526 Flashlight Emoji U+1F526 🔦️ Flashlight. The flashlight illuminates dark areas. “There is no electricity“, “You're being X-rayed“, or “I know the truth.“ The emoji is also used to symbolize camping and night walks.
U+1F56F Candle emoji U+1F56F 🕯️ Candle. Power outage, light a candle (in the church), bring something to light or romantic dinner. The illuminant with a wick is usually made of wax. Represents enlightenment, awareness and insight.
U+1FA94 Oil lamp emoji U+1FA94 🪔️ Diya lamp. The oil lamp has its origin in India. Light source in houses but also used ceremonially, in temples or during the Hindu festival of lights Diwali. An Indian holiday or a trip is coming up.
U+1F9EF Fire extinguisher U+1F9EF 🧯️ Fire extinguisher. It is getting pretty hot or someone is playing with fire. The chat partner needs a cooling-down! The fire extinguisher serves as a precautionary measure to fight against a fire.
U+1F6E2 Barrel Whatsapp U+1F6E2 🛢️ Oil barrel. Metal barrel for the storage or transport of oil. The car is leaking oil and must be taken to the garage, you ate too much and feel like a barrel or something is dangerous and can explode in your face like a bursting barrel.
U+1F4B8 Stack of banknotes emoji U+1F4B8 💸️ Money With Wings. A stack of banknotes with wings. Chat partner was on shopping tour and spent a lot. The money just flies away.
U+1F4B5 Dollar note emoji U+1F4B5 💵️ Dollar banknote. Bundled stack of banknotes. The dollar is the currency of the United States and an important lead currency. Used in conjunction with money in general and the US. In rap videos used as an expression of lavish wealth and luxury.
U+1F4B4 Yen banknote emoji U+1F4B4 💴️ Yen banknote. In 1871, the Japanese currency yen was introduced. The 500 yen coin is the most valuable circulating coin in the world (about 4.20 euros). The emoji represents the country or money and fortune in general.
U+1F4B6 Wad of banknotes euro Whatsapp U+1F4B6 💶️ Euro Banknote. A wad of euro banknotes with package band. The official currency in most European countries. You live in the lap of luxury, spend money like water, or you can have a real good time on vacation.
U+1F4B7 Pound Whatsapp U+1F4B7 💷️ Pound banknote. Fancy a trip to England? The British pound is the currency of the United Kingdom. Refers to the country, currency or money in general.
U+1F48E Gemstone smiley Whatsapp U+1F48E 💎️ Gem Stone. Diamonds are a girl's best friends. You are important to me and as precious as a diamond. Diamonds are for eternity. Symbol of luxury and wealth.
U+2696 Scales emoji whatsapp U+2696 ⚖️ Scales. The scales are balanced – both sides weigh the same. It is difficult to come to a decision, neither advantages nor disadvantages predominate. Symbol of Justitia (goddess of justice) and the legal system as well as the zodiac sign Libra.
U+1F9F0 Tool box U+1F9F0 🧰️ Tool box. I need to call a craftsman or “No problem, I will fix it myself!“ Practical box for storing and transporting a collection of tools. To announce that you are technically skilled and practically-minded, or that you are in need of (professional) help.
U+1F527 Wrench U+1F527 🔧️ Wrench. The car has to go to the workshop, the leaky faucet has to be repaired or craftsmen are coming to your house. The screwing tool can be found in every tool case. Stands for maintenance, repair or refers to the profession, e.g. plumber or mechanic.
U+1FA9B Screwdriver emoji U+1FA9B 🪛️ Screwdriver. Will you help me assemble the shelf? Mechanical tool for tightening or loosening screws. In a figurative sense, for a connection that needs to be strengthened or loosened.
U+1F528 Hammer emoji U+1F528 🔨️ Hammer. Using the sledge hammer method or hit the nail on the head. A hammer builds something up or tears it down. Something goes under the hammer, is auctioned. Symbol of strength.
U+2692 Hammer pick emoji U+2692 ⚒️ Hammer and pick. He's really skilled in his craft! Hammer and pick are the traditional tools of the miner. Stands for work in general and for “in operation”. Mining symbol and miner's coat of arms (mallet and iron).
U+1F6E0 Hammer wrench U+1F6E0 🛠️ Hammer and wrench. Something needs to be fixed: the relationship, the roof or the car! Hammer and wrench can be found in the tool case. A difficult project is being tackled. Stands for manual skills or a profession.
U+26CF Pickax Whatsapp U+26CF ⛏️ Pickax. Work tool used by miners, gardeners or gold diggers. For working on stone, ice or hard ground. “I'll do it myself!” Icon for video games like Minecraft.
U+1FA9A Drywall saw emoji U+1FA9A 🪚️ Hand saw. We build the furniture ourselves! Tool for working wood. Can relate to the carpenter's profession or express manual dexterity. Sawing a tree trunk as a popular wedding game.
U+1FA9D Hook Whatsapp U+1FA9D 🪝️ Hook. Are you coming fishing with me? An object for fishing or a device for hanging things. You want something by hook or by crook. Or you hook up with someone or let someone off the hook.
U+1FA9C Ladder smiley U+1FA9C 🪜️ Ladder. Someone moves up in their job, climbs the job ladder or is already in a high position. A ladder is used for painting the ceiling, hanging up a lamp or harvesting fruit. As a warning: whoever climbs high can fall deep.
U+1F52B Gun symbol Whatsapp U+1F52B 🔫️ Pistol. To hold a pistol to someone's head. Originally presented as a weapon, now appears as a toy gun. The gun can cause great damage. Is posted if someone is very angry or as a threat.
U+1FA99 Coin Whatsapp U+1FA99 🪙️ Coin. “Do you have a few coins for the parking meter?” Or “I'll toss a coin!” A means of payment with mostly low monetary value or commemorative coin as a collector's item. The first finds come from the Mediterranean region around 2,000 BC.
U+1F4B0 Money bag Emoji U+1F4B0 💰️ Moneybag. A tightly filled moneybag with dollar sign. Used very often in well-known comics, such as those of Scrooge McDuck or the Beagle Boys. Caution! If the emoji is used, the conversation is about money.
U+1F4B3 Credit card Whatsapp U+1F4B3 💳️ Credit card. The bill is on me! Have no money on you or make your credit card red hot when shopping. The back of a credit card has a magnetic strip, signature and security code. May relate to online trading, credit card theft or payment transactions in general. Furthermore, it symbolizes easy access to resources.
U+1FAAA ID card Emoji U+1FAAA 🪪️ Identification Card. Remember your ID! This can be an ID card, driver's license, or student ID. Associated with issues such as control, authority, or fake identity. Maybe you have a move or trip coming up.
U+26D3 Chain emoji Whatsapp U+26D3 ⛓️ Chain. Stop yanking my chain! or “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link“. Symbol for things that are interconnected.
U+1F9F2 Magnet smiley U+1F9F2 🧲️ Magnet. You are like a magnet to me! or “The band mates are babe magnets“. A magnet always has two poles: Opposing poles attract each other, the same ones repel each other. Someone or something exerts a strong pull.
U+1F4A3 Bomb smiley U+1F4A3 💣️ Bomb. „Let's bomb down the motorway!“, „This place looks like it's been hit by a bomb.“ or „Thanks a bomb“! Emoticon of a bomb that will explode any moment. Could mean anger or a very tense feeling on the side of the chat partner.
U+1F9E8 Firecracker Whatsapp U+1F9E8 🧨️ Fireworks. You are a grenade! or “Beware, explosive!“ Firecrackers or bangers denote the pyrotechnic object that produces a bang. Fireworks for New Year's Eve, signal ammunition or artistic performances (stage bang).
U+1FA93 Ax Whatsapp U+1FA93 🪓️ Ax. We need firewood! Tool for chopping or splitting wood and cutting trees. The emoji for nature boys, horror films or a layoff (he got the ax).
U+1F52A Japanese kitchen knife emoji U+1F52A 🔪️ Japanese Kitchen Knife. A Hocho is a Japanese kitchen knife. Used for mincing food. You are belligerent or something is terrifying. Known idioms are e.g. “to get one's knife out“ in disputes or “to stab someone in the back“ in betrayal.
U+1F5E1 Dagger Whatsapp U+1F5E1 🗡️ Dagger. Attack or defense! Thrusting weapon with a blade sharpened on both sides. Often in connection with the Middle Ages or fantasy. Someone is sharp sighted or fighting at the sharp end.
U+2694 Crossed swords U+2694 ⚔️ Crossed swords. Don’t come too close! In the past, the sword was a weapon but also a status symbol. The crossed swords can stand for a battle or war, either in real life or in a computer game, for instance. They also symbolize that someone prefers the direct route or a friend died in war.
U+1F6E1 Shield Emoji U+1F6E1 🛡️ Shield. We must protect ourselves! The buckler emoji conveys protection and security. This symbol can often be found with antivirus software.
U+1FAA4 Mousetrap smiley U+1FAA4 🪤️ Mousetrap. I love the Tom & Jerry cartoons! Classic trap with a piece of cheese. As a warning not to fall into someone's trap. Colloquially for a space from which there is no escape.
U+1FAA6 Headstone smiley U+1FAA6 🪦️ Headstone. We're going to the cemetery! To commemorate the dead and to mark the resting place. As a reminder of a loved one or an expression of condolences. Jokingly or as a warning to be careful and watch out.
U+1F6AC Cigarette Whatsapp U+1F6AC 🚬️ Cigarette. “I'm going to have a smoke” or “I'm nervous.” The cigarette is a symbol of enjoyment of life and inspiration. Can also mean that smoking is permitted here.
U+26B0 Coffin Emoji U+26B0 ⚰️ Coffin. Rest in peace! Can indicate a case of death in the family or in the circle of friends. In addition, it symbolizes the valediction from things long gone.
U+26B1 Urn emoji U+26B1 ⚱️ Urn. Receptacle that contains the ashes of a deceased person. Can stand for bereavement but also for your current mood. In chats also (jokingly) used as a threat on what will happen if the other person does not comply with a request.
U+1F3FA Jug whatsapp U+1F3FA 🏺️ Amphora. A holiday in Greece is just around the corner, you are interested in the ancient world or would like to go shopping for some decoration! The jug with a narrow neck is an antique vase and a unit of measurement. The amphora holds about 26 liters. The name originates from Greek and means jug with two handles.
U+1F52E Crystal ball emoji Whatsapp U+1F52E 🔮️ Crystal Ball. What will happen? The crystal ball symbolizes supernatural perceptions. Is used to look ahead and predict the future.
U+1F4FF Prayer chain symbol Whatsapp U+1F4FF 📿️ Prayer Beads. A prayer chain, which is used by many religions. Stands for prayer, meditation, or religious spirituality.
U+1F9FF Evil eye amulet U+1F9FF 🧿️ Nazar amulet. Someone is superstitious or is going to Turkey on vacation. A relationship or a person is toxic. The blue, eye-shaped amulet can be found in oriental countries. It is believed to ward off the evil eye, which brings mischief.
U+1FAAC Eye on hand Emoji U+1FAAC 🪬️ Hamsa. The hand of Fatima or “Hamsa“. An eye adorns the palm of the blue hand. This ancient sign plays a role in many religions and cultures. It is often worn as an amulet and is supposed to ward off evil or the “evil eye“. In other cultures it stands for luck, courage or security.
U+1F488 Red white blue pillar U+1F488 💈️ Barber pole. I have to go to the barbershop! The rotating red-white-blue cylinder is the barbers’ craft symbol. Located at the entrance of an American barbershop. A barber is mainly responsible for the hair of the beard. The emoji is mostly used in the context of shaving.
U+2697 Alembic Emoji U+2697 ⚗️ Alembic. Glass vessel with long downward neck. Used by chemists to distill liquids. Can mean that someone loves experiments or is brewing something.
U+1F52D Telescope emoji U+1F52D 🔭️ Telescope. We are watching you! A telescope allows to observe far away things. In seafaring, for observing wild animals or stars or distant planets in an observatory. Can stand for clairvoyance.
U+1F52C Microscope smiley U+1F52C 🔬️ Microscope. I will look carefully at the details! Possible fraud or deceit is exposed. Used in school or in a laboratory. Often related to science and research.
U+1F573 Black round hole smiley U+1F573 🕳️ Hole. Deep, black hole means: I am very embarrassed about something and feeling awkward. I just want to sink into a hole right now.
U+1FA7B X-ray Emoji U+1FA7B 🩻️ X-Ray. I'll X-ray you! Can be used to talk about an X-ray examination. But is mostly used metaphorically to symbolize looking through a person. There may be more to a thing than meets the eye.
U+1FA79 Adhesive tape emoji U+1FA79 🩹️ Adhesive bandage. I hurt myself! For wound care for injuries and basic equipment in the first aid kit. Something or someone serves as a consolation, that is, reparation or satisfaction.
U+1FA7C Cane Whatsapp U+1FA7C 🩼️ Crutch. I walk with a cane! Either from exhaustion or as a support for leg injuries or disabilities when walking. Someone may have had an accident. Can be used jokingly when someone is too slow or as a threat of a beating.
U+1FA7A Stethoscope emoji U+1FA7A 🩺️ Stethoscope. Please remove your top! Distinguishing feature of the doctor. Medical instrument for listening to the heart, lungs or internal organs. A doctor's appointment or a visit to the hospital is due, someone has fallen ill or is training to be a nurse.
U+1F48A Pill smiley Whatsapp U+1F48A 💊️ Pill. Swallow the bitter pill. Symbol for medicine: I'm not feeling well! Represents illness or indisposition.
U+1F489 Syringe with reddish smiley U+1F489 💉️ Syringe. Syringe with reddish contents. Can mean: I have to go to the doctor (blood test). Also used as a symbol for drug consumption.
U+1FA78 Blood smiley U+1FA78 🩸️ Drop of blood. “He cut his finger”, “We're going to donate blood” or “I have my monthlies”! The body fluid is a symbol of life. Something is defended to the last drop of blood.
U+1F9A0 Bacteria Whatsapp U+1F9A0 🦠️ Microbe. Beware, contagious or “Biology is my favorite subject“. Microbe is the short form of microorganism. Among the microscopic creatures are, e.g. bacteria, fungi or viruses. Most microorganisms are useful and only a few cause disease.
U+1F9EC DNA Whatsapp U+1F9EC 🧬️ DNA double helix. We want a baby! Greatly enlarged, the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) looks like a twisted rope ladder. It is located in every single cell of a living being and contains the genetic information (genes). Symbol for genetics, evolution and life.
U+1F9EB Petri dish emoji U+1F9EB 🧫️ Petri dish. Biology is my favorite subject or “I have a bacterial infection”. Flat, round, transparent dish with lid, mostly used in chemistry, biology or medicine. For the cultivation of microorganisms or cell cultures.
U+1F9EA Test tube U+1F9EA 🧪️ Test tube. You had better not dare any experiments or “There is a good chemistry between the two of us“. The small tubes made of glass are open on one side and are used in laboratories. Represents chemistry lessons, experiments or tests.
U+1F321 Thermometer emoji U+1F321 🌡️ Thermometer. It’s getting warm or you don’t feel well, maybe you developed a fever. The meter determines temperatures, e.g. of the body but also of the air. Can also provide information about the emotional state or the temperament of the sender. Often associated with passion and desire.
U+1F9F9 Broom U+1F9F9 🧹️ Broom. He is as daft as a brush, “New brooms sweep clean“ or “I got the brush-off”. The cleaning instrument brings order (to the house, to your life) and it sweeps away rubbish and dirt (or worries). Symbol of superstition and magic, e.g. the witches' broom.
U+1F9FA Basket Whatsapp U+1F9FA 🧺️ Basket. The ballplayer made a basket, “Let's have a picnic“ or “I have to wash my clothes“. The braided basket is mostly made of wood and used for storage, protection, or transport.
U+1FAA3 Bucket Whatsapp U+1FAA3 🪣️ Bucket. He kicked the bucket! Household item for storage, for transporting items or as an aid for cleaning the floor. You might need some assistance, e.g. with carrying things.
U+1F9FB Toilet paper U+1F9FB 🧻️ Paper roll. Go shopping, please or “You can wipe your butt with it“. Be it kitchen roll, toilet paper or paper towels – mostly intended for single use and serving for cleaning and hygiene.
U+1F6BD Toilet emoji U+1F6BD 🚽️ Toilet. I'm in the john, don't disturb me! or “He is joyriding the porcelain bus.“ November 19 of each year is World Toilet Day. Approximately 60% of the world's population do not have a toilet at home.
U+1FAA0 Plunger emoji U+1FAA0 🪠️ Plunger. We have to call the plumber! Clogged drains can be fixed with the tool by alternately generating positive and negative pressure. Someone doesn't want to get their hands dirty. May relate to the profession or to household incidents.
U+1F6B0 Water-tap smiley U+1F6B0 🚰️ Potable water. The faucet in the bathroom is dripping, you drink a glass of water to quench your thirst or the plants have to be watered. The tap, often with a full glass, is the symbol for drinking water. From a psychological point of view, the everyday object stands for the control and regulation of emotions.
U+1F6BF Shower smiley U+1F6BF 🚿️ Shower. I'll take a quick shower! To cleanse the body or conscience – dirt or feelings of guilt are washed off. Also to cool down your mind: you urgently need a cold shower!
U+1F6C1 Bathtub emoji U+1F6C1 🛁️ Bathtub. A hot bath is so relaxing at the end of the day! Place of personal hygiene but also to rest your mind. Bathtubs have been used for more than 3000 years.
U+1F6C0 Person in bathtub U+1F6C0 🛀️ Person taking a bath. Relaxing in the bathtub with candlelight, a book or a glass of wine after a busy day. Status symbol for luxury. A place for purification and body care or for relaxation.
U+1FA9E Mirror Whatsapp U+1FA9E 🪞️ Mirror. Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? In fairy tales, the mirror often has a magical meaning. Symbol of self-awareness (“hold up the mirror to someone”). A person is superficial or narcissistic and too self-confident.
U+1F9FC Soap smiley U+1F9FC 🧼️ Bar of soap. You are watching your favorite soap opera or want to whitewash your reputation. Soap is mainly used for body cleansing. Represents cleanliness and hygiene.
U+1F9FD Sponge U+1F9FD 🧽️ Sponge. Sponge on others or throw in the sponge. The sponge is used for washing and cleaning the home, the body, or the car.
U+1FA92 Razor emoji U+1FA92 🪒️ Razor. “He has a beard now” or “I have to go to the barber again”! Old fashioned razor for trimming hair on the face or head. On average, men spend around 3,300 hours shaving.
U+1FAA5 Toothbrush smiley U+1FAA5 🪥️ Toothbrush. I have an appointment at the dentist’s! Related to dental health and oral hygiene. 3000 BC, a chewing stick was used to clean the teeth. In 1500 there were toothbrushes with bristles in China. As a subtle hint to someone with bad breath.
U+1F9F4 Creme Whatsapp U+1F9F4 🧴️ Lotion bottle. I have to go to the drugstore or “Let's have a spa day again“. The pump bottle may contain various lotions, e.g. moisturizing cream for your hands and the body, or sunscreen. Represents body care, pampering and well-being.
U+1F6CE Bell emoji U+1F6CE 🛎️ Service bell. I need your attention now! The bell is often found at an unoccupied reception, e.g. in a hotel. Ringing it will alert the staff. Emoji symbolizes expectation and is a call for support.
U+1F511 Key Emoji Whatsapp U+1F511 🔑️ Key. Golden key as an object: “I need my keys” or “Do not forget your keys”. Symbolic meaning: “This is very important!”
U+1F5DD Antique key emoji U+1F5DD 🗝️ Antique Key. A decorated old key that can be used to open chests or antique doors. Has more symbolic meaning, can also be used in the context of fairy tales and stories.
U+1F6AA Door Whatsapp U+1F6AA 🚪️ Door. Knock, knock... anyone at home? Metaphorically for the transition into a new phase of life or the end: “New doors are opening” or “I'm leaving you!” My door is always open for you, you are ready to talk or you close the door behind you forever.
U+1FA91 Chair Whatsapp U+1FA91 🪑️ Chair. First sit down! It’s been a hard day, you want to rest. Or as an invitation to calm down. You’re about to move home, helpers are needed or you have to buy seating furniture. The back hurts from sitting too much.
U+1F6CB Couch Whatsapp U+1F6CB 🛋️ Couch and lamp. It's always best at home! A cozy TV evening is coming up or the new couch is so comfortable that you don't even want to leave it. In connection with coziness, resting or lazing around.
U+1F6CF Bed emoji U+1F6CF 🛏️ Bed. I am confined to bed or “It's time to go to bed“. The cozy bed is one of the most important pieces of furniture. It represents rest, relaxation and sleep.
U+1F6CC Person in bed U+1F6CC 🛌️ Sleep accommodation. We still have to look for a place to sleep! Symbol of a sleep accommodation, e.g. a guesthouse or a hotel. Can also refer to the bedroom or everything around sleep.
U+1FA9F Window Whatsapp U+1FA9F 🪟️ Window. That’s just window-dressing! The window is slightly open, the curtains are blowing in the wind and the sun is shining in. Looking dreamily out of the window, letting your eyes travel, daydreaming. Symbolic of the connection between the inside of the house and the world outside.
U+1F9F8 Teddy bear emoji U+1F9F8 🧸️ Teddy bear. The stuffed animal is a popular toy for children and a childhood companion. The cuddly teddy bear is a symbol of nostalgia, of beautiful memories as well as security and protection.
U+1F5BC Framed picture Emoji U+1F5BC 🖼️ Framed Picture. This work of art in the frame can point to the photo of a person or that the chat partner is going to take photos. Also used to indicate art or a visit to the museum.
U+1F6CD Shopping bags U+1F6CD 🛍️ Shopping bags. Let's go shopping! The city stroll was successful, the credit card is still burning. Women love shopping, which is often annoying for men. May also relate to clothing, food or other consumer goods.
U+1F6D2 Shopping cart smiley U+1F6D2 🛒️ Shopping cart. I'm in the supermarket right now! The weekend shopping has yet to be done. Refers to shopping, mostly of groceries. Icon for shopping cart when shopping online.
U+1F381 Present Whatsapp U+1F381 🎁️ Wrapped present. Congratulations! Be it at Christmas, for a birthday or other occasions: Gifts are usually delivered beautifully wrapped and with a bow. Can refer to the gift itself or a special occasion, such as a wedding.
U+1F516 Bookmark smiley Whatsapp U+1F516 🔖️ Bookmark. The bookmark flags the last read page in a book. Means: I am done with reading. The emoji is also known as a price label.
U+1F5FF Moai stone emoji Whatsapp U+1F5FF 🗿️ Moai. Moai are stone figures on Easter Island. There is also such a statue in Tokyo. Serve as the connecting link to the hereafter. They represent traveling, the miracles of the world, and myths of mankind.
U+1F388 Red balloon Whatsapp smiley U+1F388 🎈️ Balloon. Let's be happy and have fun! The red balloon is a symbol of joy. Can also symbolize your own uniqueness.
U+1F38F Carp streamer Emoji U+1F38F 🎏️ Carp Streamer. A flagpole with self-tinkered Japanese wind cones in carp shape (Koi-Nobori). At the children's festival two large carps are suspended for the parents and small ones for the children.
U+1F3EE Izakaya lantern Emoji U+1F3EE 🏮️ Izakaya Paper Lantern. Traditional Japanese Izakaya lantern. These lanterns are often found at the front door of traditional Japanese restaurants. The emoji can be understood as an invitation.
U+1F380 Pink ribbon symbol Whatsapp U+1F380 🎀️ Ribbon. A bow is typically used to decorate and beautify something, such as a gift. The pink ribbon stands for femininity and romance or girlishness. Also known as a symbol for the knowledge of breast cancer.
U+1F38A Confetti ball emoji U+1F38A 🎊️ Confetti Ball. Congratulations! Symbol of all kinds of celebration: from birthday to the wedding to New Year's Eve. At the end of the event, a confetti ball has opened, colorful confetti are falling out: let's party! Expression of joy, fun, and community.
U+1F389 Confetti bomb Whatsapp smiley U+1F389 🎉️ Party Popper. Happy Birthday! The confetti bomb explodes in a fountain of paper streamers and confetti. A party might be in progress or someone has been successful and is very happy about something.
U+1F38E Japanese dolls smiley Whatsapp U+1F38E 🎎️ Japanese Dolls. At the annual unofficial Japanese holiday Hina-Matsuri (girls' festival) dolls are set up. They are meant to banish evil spirits and bring the girls good health as well as luck with their mate choice. Symbol of Japan.
U+1F390 Wind chime smiley U+1F390 🎐️ Wind Chime. The Japanese wind chime (Furin) made of glass is a symbol of the summer. In light wind delicate tones sound. Not just a decoration, but a lucky charm in Asia. Used in Feng Shui to maximize chi and life energy.
U+1FAA9 Disco ball Emoji U+1FAA9 🪩️ Mirror Ball. Let's go dancing! The shiny mirrors on the ball reflect the light. They create a great party atmosphere in nightclubs and on stages. The disco ball emoji symbolizes glitter, glamour and fashion. It also stands for people with disabilities (“disabled community“ - “disco“ for short).
U+1F9E7 Red envelope U+1F9E7 🧧️ Red gift envelope. I wish for money for my birthday! At Chinese festivals or weddings people almost always present gifts of money in red envelopes (Hong Bao). Symbol of prosperity, destiny and happiness.
U+2709 Envelope emoji U+2709 ✉️ Envelope. A closed envelope stands for receiving or sending e-mails, messages or a letter. “I received a message“ or “I have to write an e-mail“.
U+1F4E9 Envelope with arrow U+1F4E9 📩️ Envelope with down arrow at top. Pay attention to what's in the message! Usually refers to electronic messages and stands before the email address. Symbol for a sent email or note on the content of a specific message.
U+1F4E8 Inbox emoji U+1F4E8 📨️ Incoming envelope. The letter just arrived! In the office, the incoming mail is often collected in an in-tray or box. Refers to (business) letters, mail or the sending of messages.
U+1F4E7 Email emoji U+1F4E7 📧️ Email. You have got mail! Symbol for the email, recognizable by the @ sign. The emoji serves as a request to read the mails or as an indication to transmit something electronically.
U+1F48C Sealed with heart Whatsapp U+1F48C 💌️ Love Letter. The white envelope, sealed with a heart, contains a love letter. With a heartfelt message. Symbolizes love and romance. Expresses affection or invites to a date.
U+1F4E5 In-tray emoji U+1F4E5 📥️ Inbox. I'm almost done with the documents! The incoming mail is collected in the inbox for further processing. The emoji represents downloads or incoming emails. Often serves as an indication from the other party to check the received messages.
U+1F4E4 Out-tray emoji U+1F4E4 📤️ Outbox. The paperwork is done for today or business letters still need to be processed. A tray or basket for filing or the outbox. As an icon on the computer for uploading or sharing files. Is also used as a symbol for sent messages.
U+1F4E6 Parcel Whatsapp U+1F4E6 📦️ Parcel. “Being part and parcel of something” or “The parcel is being delivered!” A gift is on the way, an online order has been made or someone packed things for a move. A package can mean both pleasant and unpleasant messages.
U+1F3F7 Label emoji U+1F3F7 🏷️ Label. Glued or pinned information sign. Provides information on content, price, expiration date, etc. for goods or items. You can also 'label' people and place them in a specific category, e.g. superficial.
U+1FAA7 Placard emoji U+1FAA7 🪧️ Placard. The demo is on the weekend! Something is advertised or announced on placards. Used by protesters to express what they are in favor of or disapprove of. Attention please, an important message is being delivered!
U+1F4EA Mailbox lowered flag U+1F4EA 📪️ Closed mailbox with lowered flag. I’m expecting your letter! For the residents, the lowered flag means that no mail has been delivered. The postman does not have to take any mail with him. In the US, the mailbox is used to receive and send letters.
U+1F4EB Mailbox raised flag U+1F4EB 📫️ Closed mailbox with raised flag. The letter must get out today! In the US, mailboxes are not just for receiving but also for sending mail. The raised flag shows the postman that he should take mailable letters with him.
U+1F4ED Empty mailbox U+1F4ED 📭️ Open mailbox with lowered flag. “I'm waiting for your message” or “You never write to me!” The lowered flag means that no mail arrived today. The outgoing mail was already taken by the postman.
U+1F4EC Mailbox with envelope U+1F4EC 📬️ Open mailbox with raised flag. Your letter arrived today! The raised flag shows that there is mail or should be taken by the postman. The emoji can be used for mail in general or for the sending and receiving of messages.
U+1F4EE Mailbox Whatsapp U+1F4EE 📮️ Mailbox. Did you drop the letter? A mailbox contains letters for distribution. Introduced in the 19th century. The news is on the way! Used in connection with mail or correspondence.
U+1F4EF Post horn emoji U+1F4EF 📯️ Post horn. “The mail has arrived” or “There are important news!” Symbol for the post, e.g. on mailboxes or at post offices. The post horn was used by stage coach drivers as a signal instrument in the early Middle Ages.
U+1F4DC Scroll emoji U+1F4DC 📜️ Scroll. I have something to announce! Labeled and rolled up papyrus scroll or pell. Typical book form, successor of the clay tablet and predecessor of codex (labeled wood or wax tablets). Once symbol of education. The scroll is often associated with surprises, agreements, adaptability as well as life experience and growth.
U+1F4C3 Rolled-up sheet U+1F4C3 📃️ Sheet with rolled-up edge. “The document has arrived” or “We'll soon get the school certificates!” The printed sheet of paper is rolled up at the bottom. Could be an official document or letter.
U+1F4C4 Sheet dog’s ear U+1F4C4 📄️ Sheet with typeface upwards. You have to fill this in! Printed document with rolled-up edge or dog ear. Can refer to a letter, book or orientation (face up!).
U+1F4D1 Bookmark emoji U+1F4D1 📑️ Page marker. “This one is important” or “I need to learn for the exam”. Be it in the office or while studying: Most colored sticky notes mark important passages in a document or fields for the signature. Symbolic indication of an urgent event.
U+1F9FE Sales receipt emoji U+1F9FE 🧾️ Sales receipt. I paid my dues!, “Can you pick up the bill for me?“ or “I have to exchange those jeans again“. The receipt serves as proof that a product or service has been purchased or paid for.
U+1F4CA Bar chart Whatsapp U+1F4CA 📊️ Bar Chart. Charts can be used to visualize information. They are usually clearer than text and are used for comparison: the higher the bar, the larger the number. Can be used in conjunction with school or work.
U+1F4C8 Chart uptrend U+1F4C8 📈️ Chart With Uptrend. A line chart helps to show developments over time. For stocks or finances, an uptrend is a good sign. Also: the business is going well. Can generally be used to signal: Things are looking up!
U+1F4C9 Chart downward U+1F4C9 📉️ Chart with downwards trend. The financial prospects are less good! The diagram shows a falling trend over a period of time. Generally seen as negative. The stock price or even your mood is going down.
U+1F5D2 Spiral notebook U+1F5D2 🗒️ Spiral notebook. I always have my notepad with me! Offers space for shopping lists, thoughts, to-do's, sketches and everyday notes. Nothing can be forgotten anymore. Symbolic for journalism or education.
U+1F5D3 Spiral calendar emoji U+1F5D3 🗓️ Spiral calendar. I’ll enter it in the family planner! Calendar with spiral binding, mostly with a compact monthly overview. Reminds you of important dates and helps you plan.
U+1F4C5 Calendar emoji U+1F4C5 📅️ Calendar. Please save the date! A date on a calendar sheet. Symbolic for an upcoming event or a commemoration day. Planning begins or the monthly calendar is already very full.
U+1F4C6 Tear off calendar smiley U+1F4C6 📆️ Tear off calendar. I’m counting the days! The calendar not only reminds you of the current date, but also helps you plan your appointments. The time flies by! The date shown is WhatsApp’s founding day.
U+1F5D1 Trash can emoji U+1F5D1 🗑️ Wastepaper basket. That's rubbish! A trash can for paper trash, often found it in offices. A message or a plan immediately ends up in the trash. The folder for deleted files on computers.
U+1F4C7 Index card holder Whatsapp U+1F4C7 📇️ Index card holder. I am on a business trip! Business cards can be organized alphabetically in an index card holder. Often in a business context, with networks or contacts. Desk utensil in offices.
U+1F5C3 Box Whatsapp U+1F5C3 🗃️ Index card box. A tidy mind is half the battle! The multi-colored index card tabs sort and organize documents in the box. You are included in a card index as a customer or patient or you’re learning for school or university with the help of the cards.
U+1F5F3 Ballot box emoji U+1F5F3 🗳️ Ballot box with ballot paper. “I have made my choice”, “The ballot will be soon” or “Go and vote!” The emoji is used in connection with politics and governments or as an approval for a statement/idea. It also illustrates inner conflicts, decisions, the sense of justice and the trust in people.
U+1F5C4 File cabinet emoji U+1F5C4 🗄️ File cabinet. I keep that under lock and key! Important documents can be stored in the lockable cabinet. Old files are dug out again or a secret is kept safe!
U+1F4CB Clipboard emoji U+1F4CB 📋️ Clipboard. Too many things to do! The clipboard allows you to take notes. Serves as a firm writing surface for appointments outside the office, for example for doctors or mechanics.
U+1F4C1 File folder Whatsapp U+1F4C1 📁️ Folder. Paperwork on end! The folder with papers or correspondence is in the filing cabinet in the office. Filing has to be done and organized, documents must be archived. Icon on computers for a file folder.
U+1F4C2 Open file folder U+1F4C2 📂️ Open file folder. The desk needs to be tidied up or someone is looking for a file on the computer. Documents are stored in a file folder, whether in the office or on the computer. Used in connection with filing, organization or work.
U+1F5C2 Index card smiley U+1F5C2 🗂️ Card index dividers. Muddle makes trouble! The dividers help organize documents and quickly find what you need. Refers to computer files, office work, accounting, or college.
U+1F5DE Rolled-up newspaper U+1F5DE 🗞️ Rolled-up newspaper. “Has the newspaper already arrived?” or “Do you have any new information?” Can refer to a side job, the distribution of newspapers, breaking news and publications or journalism as a career aspiration.
U+1F4F0 Newspaper Whatsapp U+1F4F0 📰️ Newspaper. There is news! Printed product or Internet magazine. Refers to news, the media or journalism. The first newspaper was released in 1605 in Strasbourg. Symbolically, it refers to knowledge, revelations, possibilities and dangers as well as to the public.
U+1F4D3 Notebook Whatsapp U+1F4D3 📓️ Notebook. I need to take that down! Be it checklists, thoughts, appointments, ideas – the book sorts the notes so you won’t forget them. It is also used as a clue to tackle untidiness and forgetfulness.
U+1F4D4 Yellow book Whatsapp U+1F4D4 📔️ Notebook with decorative cover. I found an old diary! The blank pages of the bound book can be filled with notes or sketches. The decorative cover may indicate a diary or a notebook. The emoji could also be a reminder of an event.
U+1F4D2 Spiral notebook emoji U+1F4D2 📒️ Ledger. “The documents must be brought to the tax accountant” or “I have to do the bookkeeping!” All business transactions in the company are listed in the general ledger. Refers to the profession of accountant, bookkeeping or finances.
U+1F4D5 Book U+1F4D5 📕️ Closed book. You are a bookworm! Reading is one of the favorite pastimes, the book is almost finished or the book circle is going to meet up. Symbol for knowledge, culture and education.
U+1F4D7 Green book U+1F4D7 📗️ Green book. Can I have the notes? The bound notebook is used in connection with reading, writing, learning or education. Homework for the school needs to be done or something must be prepared for the university or for work.
U+1F4DA Stack of books emoji U+1F4DA 📚️ Books. What am I trying to find out? Where can I find the information? The stack of books is growing. Someone was in the library or the bookstore, has to study or do something for school/university. Refers to reading in general, to literature and education. Books symbolize the quest for knowledge and the ability to learn from the opinions and experiences of others.
U+1F4D6 Open book Whatsapp U+1F4D6 📖️ Opened book. “I just cannot put the book down” or “He's an open book to me!” Refers to reading as such or to a book. Popular emoji of the bookworm. Could also be a hint to get to the bottom of something.
U+1F9F7 Safety pin U+1F9F7 🧷️ Safety pin. My pants are ripped! The safety pin is the savior in distress. Has been helping to close clothes for thousands of years. Was the diaper holder and precursor of the brooch. Jewelry in the punk scene and symbol of solidarity.
U+1F517 Chain Whatsapp U+1F517 🔗️ Chain links. I feel very connected to you! Two links in a silver chain. Icon for a link to a website. There is a strong romantic or social and inseparable bond.
U+1F4CE Paper clip emoji U+1F4CE 📎️ Paper clip. Paperwork is so boring! The paper clip holds papers together for better clarity or organization. Invented in Oslo in 1866. Icon in mail programs for adding an attachment.
U+1F587 Paper clip smiley U+1F587 🖇️ Linked paper clips. Nothing can separate us! Paper clips hold documents together. They can also be used to reset electronic devices, remove SIM cards, pick locks or clean fingernails.
U+1F4D0 Set square smiley U+1F4D0 📐️ Set square. Math is my favorite subject! The geometry triangle helps with drawing figures and measuring lengths and angles. Stands for accuracy and a mathematical or technical understanding.
U+1F4CF Ruler emoji U+1F4CF 📏️ Ruler. I have to remeasure! A ruler is used to draw straight lines or to measure distances. The oldest ruler comes from India and is over 4000 years old. In connection with school or work, e.g. architectural draftsman.
U+1F9EE Abacus Whatsapp U+1F9EE 🧮️ Abacus. I have to calculate that first! The board with the sliding pieces serves as a calculation help for children today. Allows you to perform the basic arithmetic operation. Was widespread in the Middle Ages.
U+1F4CC Push pin smiley U+1F4CC 📌️ Push pin. I'll remember this idea! Sticky notes can be attached to a pin board with push pins. Something important should be kept in mind!
U+1F4CD Drawing pin symbol U+1F4CD 📍️ Round Pushpin. I mustn't forget! Red drawing pin with round plastic head. Used to indicate your own position during navigation. Can also represent sewing.
U+2702 Scissors Whatsapp U+2702 ✂️ Scissors. Snippety snip! The scissors can be used to correct or cut to size. You part with your hair at the hairdresser’s or with useless things. A clean separation or a clear cut. Symbolic for the hairdressing profession.
U+1F38C Crossed flags Emoji U+1F38C 🎌️ Crossed Flags. Two crossed Japanese flags. They are a sign of solidarity toward their origin. The red dot on white background symbolizes the rising sun.
U+1F58A Ball-pen Whatsapp U+1F58A 🖊️ Ball-pen. You should have written it down! A common writing device for everyday writing. In connection with work, the office, university or school. The popular promotional item was invented in 1838.
U+1F58B Fountain pen emoji U+1F58B 🖋️ Fountain pen. I'm doing a calligraphy class! The fountain pen stands for handwriting. Important documents or personal correspondence, such as a letter, are often signed with a fountain pen.
U+2712 Fountain pen quill Whatsapp U+2712 ✒️ Black quill. We’re signing the contract! A fountain pen writes on paper with ink. Related to writing, school, or calligraphy. It's about something special, like a letter or an important signature.
U+1F58C Paintbrush smiley U+1F58C 🖌️ Paintbrush. Adding a splash of color or painting everything gray and drab! Paint or oil can be applied to a canvas with a paintbrush. Symbolic for art, inspiration and creativity. Or she brushed him off.
U+1F58D Colored crayon emoji U+1F58D 🖍️ Crayon. I’m letting off steam creatively! Children use wax crayons to draw or write. Can represent childhood or a childish person. You’re making fun of yourself and your non-existent painting skills.
U+270F Pencil smiley U+270F ✏️ Pencil. My child is going to school! The writing instrument is often used by writing beginners, but also for drawings, sketches, shorthand or notes.
U+1F4DD Notepad smiley U+1F4DD 📝️ Memo. “Don't forget”, “Write it down” or “That'll be on my notepad”! A note or an appointment is noted on the paper. Something that was said or that you heard must be remembered.
U+1F50D Magnifier to the left U+1F50D 🔍️ Magnifier tilted to the left. The truth will be revealed! An event is closely monitored and inspected. With poor eyesight, the magnifying glass serves as a support. Taking a close look at something can bring new insights. Symbolically, the magnifier advises you against taking a matter too lightly. Trivia should not be overrated.
U+1F50E Magnifier to the right U+1F50E 🔎️ Magnifier tilted to the right. I'll take a closer look! Through the magnifying glass, even small objects can be viewed. May stand for an investigator, detective or a curious person. Search and zoom icon on computers.
U+1F50F Padlock with fountain pen Whatsapp U+1F50F 🔏️ Lock With Ink Pen. Blocked padlock with fountain pen. Confidential data is encrypted and secure, sensitive information has been digitally signed.
U+1F513 Open lock Emoji U+1F513 🔓️ Open Lock. An open padlock. “Something is open to you or available”, or: “I'm going to uncover something that has been a secret up to now”. Also possible: “Caution, this information is not secure!”
U+1F512 Lock Emoji U+1F512 🔒️ Lock. Closed padlock. The object or the information is not available to you, or you keep it safe and protected. Caution! A symbol of confidentiality!
U+1F510 Closed lock with key Emoji U+1F510 🔐️ Closed Lock With Key. Symbol of security. “The information is safe” or “Nobody else will find out!” A friend confides a secret to you and counts on your keeping it safe in your hands.