orthographic

[awr-thuh-graf-ik]
Sometimes or·tho·graph·i·cal.

Origin of orthographic

First recorded in 1660–70; orthograph(y) + -ic
Related formsor·tho·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·or·tho·graph·ic, adjectivenon·or·tho·graph·i·cal, adjectivenon·or·tho·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbun·or·tho·graph·i·cal, adjectiveun·or·tho·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for orthographic

orthographic

orthographical

adjective
  1. of or relating to spelling
Derived Formsorthographically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for orthographic
adj.

1660s, from orthography + -ic. Related: Orthographically.

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