[al-fuh-bet-i-kuh l or al-fuh-bet-ik]
- in the order of the letters of the alphabet: alphabetical arrangement.
- pertaining to, expressed by, or using an alphabet:alphabetical writing.
Origin of alphabetical
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Examples from the Web for alphabetic
Alphabetic links have been added to the index for ease of navigation.
Alphabetic links have been added to the Index for ease of navigation.Russian Fairy Tales
W. R. S. Ralston
In Lamentations 1-4 this is combined with an alphabetic acrostic.The Literature of the Old Testament
George Foot Moore
All this is alphabetic, and we might go deeper and get lost, but there is no occasion.The Court of Cacus
As in the preceding chapter, alphabetic arrangement will be employed.The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis
Frederick Hutton Getman
- in the conventional order of the letters or symbols of an alphabet
- of, characterized by, or expressed by an alphabet
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Word Origin and History for alphabetic
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