Definition of Stenography

1. Noun. A method of writing rapidly.

Exact synonyms: Shorthand, Tachygraphy
Generic synonyms: Hand, Handwriting, Script
Derivative terms: Stenographer, Stenographical



2. Noun. The act or art of writing in shorthand. "Stenography is no longer a marketable skill"
Generic synonyms: Handwriting
Derivative terms: Stenographer, Stenographic, Stenographical

Definition of Stenography

1. n. The art of writing in shorthand, by using abbreviations or characters for whole words; shorthand.

Definition of Stenography

1. Noun. The practice of transcribing speech (primarily for later dictation or testimony), usually using shorthand. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stenography

1. [n -PHIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stenography

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stenography (current term)
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Literary usage of Stenography

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1842)
"The art was subsequently improved, and stenography became a fashionable accomplishment with the Romans. There is extant a work on the shorthand (notar of ..."

2. Boys and Girls in Commercial Work by Bertha Morton Stevens (1916)
"stenography stenography is used throughout business chiefly in correspondence; to a less extent for report and statement work, for legal work, ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"Till then no regular alphabet had been invented expressly for stenography, when an English gentleman of tta name of Willis invented and published one (в). ..."

4. Publication by National Child Labor Committee (U.S.), Cleveland Foundation Survey Committee, Emergency Conservation Committee (U.S.) (1916)
"stenography stenography is used throughout business chiefly in correspondence; to a less extent for report and state- ..."

5. Wage Earning and Education by Rufus Rolla Lutz (1916)
"stenography stenography is used throughout business chiefly in correspondence; to a less extent for report and state- ..."

6. Principles and Methods in Commercial Education: A Textbook for Teachers by Joseph Kahn, Joseph Jerome Klein (1914)
"But as many teachers of commercial subjects find themselves under the necessity of including the teaching of stenography as a part of their work, ..."

7. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"stenography Room.—Location.—Between and connecting with bookkeeping and typewriting rooms. Size.—Same as a recitation room, or one-half to two-thirds of a ..."

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