- the art of writing in shorthand.
Origin of stenography
Related Words for stenographicaccounting, bookkeeping, office, subordinate, written, clerkly, scribal, stenographic, typing
Examples from the Web for stenographic
Historical Examples of stenographic
We may regret that no stenographic report was made of the interview.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
When they returned to the office, Athalie began to transcribe her stenographic notes.Athalie
Robert W. Chambers
In the course of our stenographic conversation, I learned that "cax" signified two.Northern Travel
From these meetings all stenographic reporters were excluded.Assassination of Lincoln: a History of the Great Conspiracy
Thomas Mealey Harris
The stenographic record of the interrogation was typed by Miss Wallingford.The Trial of Callista Blake
- the act or process of writing in shorthand by hand or machine
- matter written in shorthand
"shorthand," c.1600, from Greek stenos "narrow" (of unknown origin) + -graphy.