Definition of Orthographic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or expressed in orthography.

Partainyms: Orthography
Derivative terms: Orthography



Definition of Orthographic

1. a. Of or pertaining to orthography, or right spelling; also, correct in spelling; as, orthographical rules; the letter was orthographic.

Definition of Orthographic

1. Adjective. Of a projection used in maps, architecture etc., in which the rays are parallel. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or relating to, orthography. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orthographic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Orthographic

1. 1. Of or pertaining to orthography, or right spelling; also, correct in spelling; as, orthographical rules; the letter was orthographic. 2. Of or pertaining to right lines or angles. Orthographic or Orthogonal, projection, that projection which is made by drawing lines, from every point to be projected, perpendicular to the plane of projection. Such a projection of the sphere represents its circles as seen in perspective by an eye supposed to be placed at an infinite distance, the plane of projection passing through the center of the sphere perpendicularly to the line of sight. Origin: Cf. F. Orthographique, L. Orthographus, Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthographic

orthogonalization
orthogonalize
orthogonalized
orthogonalizes
orthogonalizing
orthogonally
orthogons
orthograde
orthograde conduction
orthograde degeneration
orthograde transport
orthograph
orthographer
orthographers
orthographia mutata
orthographic (current term)
orthographical
orthographically
orthographick
orthographies
orthographist
orthographize
orthographized
orthographizes
orthographizing
orthographs
orthography
orthohelium
orthohepadnavirus
orthohydrogen

Literary usage of Orthographic

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1. The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham (1855)
"The reduplication of a vowel where there is but one syllable (as in feet, cool), is an orthographic expedient. It merely means that the syllable is long (or ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"orthographic Projection. — In orthographic projection the eye is supposed to be looking along a line which is perpendicular to the ..."

3. Descriptive Geometry by Ervin Kenison, Harry Cyrus Bradley (1917)
"The terms orthographic projection and orthographic view, or more simply projection and view, are used to denote a drawing which represents, in accordance ..."

4. Descriptive Geometry by Ervin Kenison, Harry Cyrus Bradley (1917)
"orthographic Projection or orthographic View. The terras orthographic projection and orthographic view, or more simply projection and view, ..."

5. A Manual of Engineering Drawing: For Students and Draftsmen by Thomas Ewing French (1911)
"orthographic projection shows it as it really is in form and dimensions, ... Structural details not clear in orthographic projection may be drawn ..."

6. Descriptive Geometry by Adam Vause Millar, Edward Silver Maclin (1913)
"The projection is orthographic when the projecting lines are ... orthographic PROJECTION 2. A point in space is not completely determined by its ..."

7. English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms ; with a by William Chauncey Fowler (1855)
"orthographic ANALYSIS. § 238. By orthographic ANALYSIS is meant that process by which each element of the written language, namely, each letter, ..."

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