Tachygraphy
Tachygraphy Ta*chyg"ra*phy, n. [Gr. tachy`s quick + -graphy: cf. F. tachygraphie.] The art or practice of rapid writing; shorthand writing; stenography. --I. Taylor (The Alphabet). [1913 Webster]

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  • tachygraphy — [ta kig′rə fē, təkig′rə fē] n. [ TACHY + GRAPHY] the art or use of rapid writing; esp., ancient Greek and Roman shorthand or the medieval cursive writing, with abbreviations, etc., in these languages tachygraphic [tak΄ə graf′ik] adj.… …   English World dictionary

  • tachygraphy — См. tachigrafìa …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • tachygraphy — tachygrapher, tachygraphist, n. tachygraphic /tak i graf ik/, tachygraphical, adj. tachygraphically, adv. /ta kig reuh fee, teuh /, n. shorthand, esp. the ancient Greek and Roman handwriting used for rapid stenography and writing. [1635 45; TACHY …   Universalium

  • tachygraphy — noun /tæˈkɪɡrəfiː/ a) The art and practice of rapid writing. b) Stenography or shorthand as done in ancient and mediæval times …   Wiktionary

  • Tachygraphy — Тахиграфия; стенография …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • tachygraphy — n. shorthand, rapid handwriting method that uses abbreviations and symbols to represent letters words and phrases; stenography …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tachygraphy — [ta kɪgrəfi] noun stenography or shorthand, especially that of ancient or medieval scribes. Derivatives tachygraphic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • tachygraphy — n. Stenography, shorthand, brachygraphy, tacheography …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tachygraphy — ta·chyg·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • tachygraphy — ta•chyg•ra•phy [[t]tæˈkɪg rə fi, tə [/t]] n. shorthand, esp. any of various shorthand systems of the ancient Greeks and Romans • Etymology: 1635–45 …   From formal English to slang

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