digraphic
adjective see digraph

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Digraphic — Di*graph ic, a. Of or pertaining to a digraph. H. Sweet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • digraphic — See digraph. * * * …   Universalium

  • digraphic — di·graphic …   English syllables

  • digraphic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • digraph — digraphic /duy graf ik/, adj. digraphically, adv. /duy graf, grahf/, n. a pair of letters representing a single speech sound, as ea in meat or th in path. [1780 90; DI 1 + GRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • Digraphia — In sociolinguistics, digraphia refers to the use of more than one writing system for the same language.[1] Some scholars differentiate between synchronic digraphia with the coexistence of two or more writing systems for the same language and… …   Wikipedia

  • Substitution cipher — In cryptography, a substitution cipher is a method of encryption by which units of plaintext are replaced with ciphertext according to a regular system; the units may be single letters (the most common), pairs of letters, triplets of letters,… …   Wikipedia

  • digraph — noun Date: 1780 1. a group of two successive letters whose phonetic value is a single sound (as ea in bread or ng in sing) or whose value is not the sum of a value borne by each in other occurrences (as ch in chin where the value is + sh) 2. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Playfair cipher — The Playfair cipher or Playfair square is a manual symmetric encryption technique and was the first literal digraph substitution cipher. The scheme was invented in 1854 by Charles Wheatstone, but bears the name of Lord Playfair who promoted the… …   Wikipedia

  • Giambattista della Porta — Giambattista della Porta[1] …   Wikipedia

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