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Definition of the noun allograph

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noun - plural: allographs

  1. a variant form of a grapheme, as `m' or `M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme
  2. a signature written by one person for another
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: signature = your name written in your own handwriting


Allograph: Allography is also the variation in how letters and other graphemes are written. This type is for allographs in script or typefaces.The letter g, for example, has two common and many less common forms in different typefaces, and an enormous variety in people's handwriting. A positional example of allography is the so-called long s, a symbol which was once a widely-used non-final allograph of the lowercase letter s.

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Google previewAn Introduction to Art (2009)

by Charles Harrison

an allograph is a document signed on behalf of another). Given the greatly reduced role that hand and eye had had to play in modernist art, the strategy of Conceptual Art was deliberately to downplay the value of the artist's touch – or rather to ...

Google previewCognition In Action (1994)

by Alan F. Collins, Philip Levy, Peter E. Morris, Mary M. Smyth

The allograph is a stored spatial pattern of stroke directions and there may be separate allographs (or forms of a grapheme) for letters written in different places in words as well as for different forms such as upper- and lower-case letters.

Google previewProblems in Health Care Law (2006)

by Robert Miller

In 1992, a federal appellate court upheld a FDA rule defining replacement heart valve allographs as medical devices.75 A heart valve allograph is a human heart valve that has been processed and preserved so that it can be stored until ...

Google previewBarron's MAT (2009)

Miller Analogies Test by Robert J. Sternberg, Karin Sternberg

An allograph is a signature that is made by one person for another. General Information — Similarity/ Contrast 104. MISER : {a. chary, b. mercurial, c. acquisitive, ...

Google previewIntroduction to Criminalistics (2009)

The Foundation of Forensic Science by Barry A.J. Fisher, William J. Tilstone, Catherine Woytowicz

The features may be presented as charts, where similar allographs are grouped and described. (An allograph is a letter of an alphabet in a particular shape, for example, a and A, ...

Google previewIndus Script Cipher (2010)

Hieroglyphs of Indian Linguistic Area by Srinivasan Kalyanaraman

Allographs An allograph is a variant shape of a glyph or a combination of glyphs ( as in ligatures) that can represent one gloss. An example in English are f and gh which can represent the phoneme /f/. There are allographs within the set of ...

Google previewSlideshow (2005)

by M. Darsie Alexander, Charles Harrison, Robert Storr

(An allograph is a signature made on behalf of another.) in work with slide projections — a combination of intentional detachment from the cultural status quo with intangibility and physical impermanence of imagery — that is noticeable in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

An allograph is an agent's writing or signature for the principal. An autograph, of course, is one's own signature. allonge ( = a piece of paper attached to a note or other negotiable instrument, usu. to make room for further indorsements) derives ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

An allograph is an agent's writing or signature for the principal. An autograph, of course, is one's own signature. allonge (= a piece of paper attached to a note or other negotiable instrument, usu. to make room for further indorsements) derives ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (2014)

by Bas Aarts, Sylvia Chalker, Edmund Weiner

The term overlaps with *allograph, which does not, however, include punctuation marks. grapheme The smallest meaningful contrastive unit in the writing system. The grapheme is to writing what the *morpheme (1) is to *morphology, or the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1922)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

Met allograph ic knowledge spread in the decade igio-jo from the university laboratory to the steel-mill, outgrowing the narrow circle of students lo become the helpmate of the operator. Pyrometers or temperature recorders and the scientific ...

Google previewThe Law Lexicon Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1867)

Explaining the Technical Words and Phrases Employed in the Several Departments of English Law... by J.J.S. WHARTON

Allograph, a document not written by any of the parties thereto; op osed to autograph. Allotment, partition, t e distribution of land under an enclosure act, or shares in a public undertaking. _ Allotment system, the practice of dividing land in mall ...

Google previewAccounting and business dictionary (1922)

an encyclopedia of accounting, financial, commercial law and general business terms by Emile Bienvenu

ALLOGRAPH: An instrument not written by any of the parties thereto ...

Google previewThe Student's Law Lexicon (1888)

A Dictionary of Legal Words and Phrases : with Appendices ... by William Cox Cochran

Allograph, a document not written by any of the parties thereto; opposed to autograph.

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

allograph (al'6-graf), ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1868)

by Henry Watts

being six-sided prisms with pyramidal summits, made up of the two opposite rhombohedrons, +B and — R, with the corresponding prism ooR ; heniihedral or tetartohedral, exhibiting the modifications described under Cbyst allograph r (ii.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition (2014)

by Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

allograph A variant of a grapheme, which refers to various shapes of the grapheme, e.g., cursive, printed, strokes, upper case, lower case. character Character is a ...

Google previewThe New Universities Dictionary ... (1922)

by George Jotham Hagaqr

ALLOY allograph (al'o-graf), n. a signature by one person in behalf of another: opposed to autograph. allomorphism (al-o-mor'fizm), n. the property in certain substances of assuming a different form while re maining the same in constitution .

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (2015)

by Jonathan Law

allograph n. A document not written by any of the parties to which it applies: the opposite of an ...

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Allograph Meaning

Video shows what allograph means. A variant form of a letter (or other grapheme). A signature made by one person for another (compare autograph). Allograph ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1G2R1A1P3H4

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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