logographic

[law-guh-graf-ik, log-uh-]

Origin of logographic

From the Greek word logographikós, dating back to 1775–85. See logo-, -graphic
Related formslog·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for logographic

Historical Examples of logographic

  • This system he called logographic printing,—logographic being a combination of two Greek words signifying word-writing.

  • The newspaper had some little success from the beginning; but the logographic printing system would not work.

  • But though the logographic printing was a failure, the "Daily Universal Register" proved more and more successful.