Definition of Logograph

1. Noun. A single written symbol that represents an entire word or phrase without indicating its pronunciation. "7 is a logogram that is pronounced `seven' in English and `nanatsu' in Japanese"

Exact synonyms: Logogram
Generic synonyms: Ideogram, Ideograph
Derivative terms: Logogrammatic



Definition of Logograph

1. Noun. a character or symbol that represents a word or phrase. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Logograph

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Logograph

logocentrisms
logoclonia
logoclonias
logoclonic
logodaedalies
logodaedalist
logodaedaly
logodædalist
logoed
logoff
logoffs
logogram
logogrammatic
logogrammatically
logograms
logograph (current term)
logographer
logographers
logographic
logographical
logographically
logographs
logography
logogriph
logogriphs
logoi
logolepsy
logolept
logolepts
logoless

Literary usage of Logograph

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1. Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty by Arthur Léon Imbert de Saint-Amand, Imbert de Saint-Amand, Elizabeth Gilbert Martin (1897)
"THE BOX OF THE logograph. royal family has just entered the session _JL chamber. It will find there not an asylum, but the vestibule of the prison and the ..."

2. Bell's Electric Speaking Telephone: Its Invention, Construction, Application by George Bartlett Prescott (1884)
"For recording vocal impulses one of the most sensitive instruments is the logograph, invented by W. IL Barlow, F. R S. The pressure of the air in speaking ..."

3. Descriptive Astronomy by George Frederick Chambers (1867)
"... and Spots—Probable atmosphere—Observations of Galileo, and the perplexity they caused.—logograph sent by him to Kepler. ..."

4. The Practical Applications of Electricity: A Series of Lectures Delivered at by William Henry Preece, Frederick Joseph Bramwell, Charles William Siemens, John Hopkinson, Frederick Augustus Abel, William Thomson Kelvin (1884)
"THE logograph, FIG. la. " Each horseman drew his battle blade !" membrane B are recorded. In Figure la you have the words " Each horseman drew his battle ..."

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