Definition of Tetragram

1. Noun. A word that is written with four letters in an alphabetic writing system.

Generic synonyms: Written Word
Specialized synonyms: Tetragrammaton



Definition of Tetragram

1. Noun. A group of four letters. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tetragram

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tetragram

tetrafluoroborates
tetrafluoroboric acid
tetrafluoroethylene
tetrafluoroethylenes
tetrafluoromethane
tetragastrin
tetraglot
tetraglycine hydroperiodide
tetragold
tetragon
tetragonal
tetragonality
tetragonally
tetragons
tetragonus
tetragram (current term)
tetragrammatons
tetragramme
tetragrams
tetragraph
tetragraphs
tetragynia
tetragynous
tetrahalide
tetrahalides
tetrahedra
tetrahedral
tetrahedralisable
tetrahedralizable
tetrahedrally

Literary usage of Tetragram

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1. Chapters on the Modern Geometry of the Point, Line, and Circle: Being the by Richard Townsend (1865)
"In every tetragram, the three, pairs of opposite intersections connect with the opposite vertices of the triangle determined by their three lines of ..."

2. An Elementary Treatise on Modern Pure Geometry by Robert Lachlan (1893)
"tetragram circumscribed to a circle. 276. The diagonals of any tetragram circumscribed to a circle form a self-conjugate triangle with respect to the circle ..."

3. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... standing the seeming repugnancy of the syntax, it is not Pythagoras, that is sworn by, but this Tetractys or tetragram- maton ; that is ..."

4. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Pythagoras called Deity a Tetrad or Tetractys. meaning the " four sacred letters." The words m different languages : — tetragram'maton. ..."

5. The Theological Review: A Quarterly Journal of Religious Thought and Life by Charles Beard (1870)
"... shews how the tetragram must become the Pentagram, how by the insertion of another letter ... tetragram ..."

6. Trilinear Coordinates and Other Methods of Modern Analytical Geometry of Two by William Allen Whitworth (1866)
"WE shall use the term tetragram to describe the figure contained by four ... Thus a tetragram has three diagonals, but a quadrilateral has two proper ..."

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