stenograph

[ sten-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈstɛn əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun

any of various keyboard instruments, somewhat resembling a typewriter, used for writing in shorthand, as by means of phonetic or arbitrary symbols.
a character written in shorthand.

verb (used with object)

to write in shorthand.

Nearby words

  1. stenobath,
  2. stenobathic,
  3. stenocardia,
  4. stenocephaly,
  5. stenochoria,
  6. stenographer,
  7. stenographic,
  8. stenography,
  9. stenohaline,
  10. stenopeic

Origin of stenograph

First recorded in 1815–25; steno- + -graph

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British Dictionary definitions for stenograph

stenograph

/ (ˈstɛnəˌɡræf, -ˌɡrɑːf) /

noun

any of various keyboard machines for writing in shorthand
any character used in shorthand

verb

(tr) to record (speeches, minutes, letters, etc) in shorthand
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