noun Date: circa 1846 1. the use of ideograms 2. the representation of ideas by graphic symbols

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  • Ideography — I de*og ra*phy, n. The representation of ideas independently of sounds, or in an ideographic manner, as sometimes is done in shorthand writing, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ideography — may refer to: *a writing system. See ideogram *a branch of lexicography. *The science of making ideographic dictionaries. Ideographic or conceptual (ideological) dictionaries as opposed to alphabetical dictionaries are characterized by the way… …   Wikipedia

  • ideography — [id΄ē äg′rə fē, ī΄dēäg′rə fē] n. the use of ideograms; representation of objects or ideas by graphic symbols …   English World dictionary

  • ideography — Идеографическое письмо, Идеография (Ideography)     Тип письма, состоящий из идеограмм, знаки которого обозначают целые понятия. Количество знаков в таком письме неограничено, но обычно применяется несколько тысяч и десятков тысяч знаков …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • ideography — /id ee og reuh fee, uy dee /, n. the use of ideograms. [1830 40; IDEO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • ideography — noun a) The use of ideograms. b) logography See Also: ideograph, ideographic …   Wiktionary

  • Ideography — Идеография, идеографическое письмо …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • ideography — n. representation of an idea or object by means of pictorial symbols; writing which uses such symbols …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ideography — ide·og·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • ideography — id•e•og•ra•phy [[t]ˌɪd iˈɒg rə fi, ˌaɪ di [/t]] n. ling. the use of ideograms • Etymology: 1830–1840 …   From formal English to slang

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