Homographic
Homographic Ho`mo*graph"ic, a. 1. Employing a single and separate character to represent each sound; -- said of certain methods of spelling words. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geom.) Possessing the property of homography. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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