holograph

1
[hol-uh-graf, -grahf, hoh-luh-]
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adjective

Also hol·o·graph·ic [hol-uh-graf-ik, hoh-luh-] /ˌhɒl əˈgræf ɪk, ˌhoʊ lə-/, hol·o·graph·i·cal. wholly written by the person in whose name it appears: a holograph letter.

noun

a holograph writing, as a deed, will, or letter.

Nearby words

  1. holoenzyme,
  2. holofernes,
  3. hologamous,
  4. hologonidium,
  5. hologram,
  6. holographer,
  7. holographic,
  8. holographic will,
  9. holography,
  10. hologynic

Origin of holograph

1
1650–60; < Late Latin holographus < Late Greek hológraphos. See holo-, -graph

holograph

2
[hol-uh-graf, -grahf, hoh-luh-]

verb (used with object)

to make by the use of holography.

noun

an image produced by holography.
Optics. hologram.

Origin of holograph

2
First recorded in 1965–70; back formation from holography

Related formsho·log·ra·pher [huh-log-ruh-fer] /həˈlɒg rə fər/, nounhol·o·graph·ic [hol-uh-graf-ik, hoh-luh-] /ˌhɒl əˈgræf ɪk, ˌhoʊ lə-/, adjectivehol·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for holographic

holographic

adjective

of, relating to, or produced using holograms; three-dimensional
Derived Formsholographically, adverb

holograph

noun

  1. a book or document handwritten by its author; original manuscript; autograph
  2. (as modifier)a holograph document
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