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logographic

[law-guh-graf-ik, log-uh-] /ˌlɔ gəˈgræf ɪk, ˌlɒg ə-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or using logograms.
2.
of or relating to logography.
Origin of logographic
1775-1785
From the Greek word logographikós, dating back to 1775-85. See logo-, -graphic
Related forms
logographically, adverb
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  • This system he called logographic printing,—logographic being a combination of two Greek words signifying word-writing.

    Captains of Industry James Parton
  • The newspaper had some little success from the beginning; but the logographic printing system would not work.

    Captains of Industry James Parton
  • But though the logographic printing was a failure, the "Daily Universal Register" proved more and more successful.

    Captains of Industry James Parton

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