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  • n. Plural form of ligature.

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Examples

  • First of all, if there is any evidence right there where you are that the events occurred there, items such as ligatures, any kind of weapons, any kinds of personal effects purposefully or accidentally left behind by the killer.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2006

  • First of all, if there is any evidence right there where you are that events occurred there, items such as ligatures, any kinds of weapons, and kinds of personal effects purposely or accidentally left behind by the killer ...

    CNN Transcript Jan 2, 2006

  • At the end of this ordeal, Dr. Cooper would close any incisions with silk sutures called "ligatures" and pack cotton wool into the wounds.

    Portrait of a Killer

  • It has standard OpenType features such as ligatures, slashed zero, contextual alternates and lining figures.

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  • All the combinations you listed are ligatures, meaning that the two separate letters are replaced by a single symbol combining the two.

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  • Typography improvements such as ligatures, swashes and alternative numeral forms can be used with cursive or calligraphic fonts.

    PC Authority

  • Similarly, there have been miles and miles of mail on inserting control characters for joiners and non-joiners in Unicode in order to produce typographic ligatures which is meaningless because according to ISO-IEC 10646, Zero Width Joiner and Zero Width Non-Joiner cannot be ignored in searching and sorting, so inserting these control characters kills content-based operations.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • The text layout engine provides new controls such as ligatures and right-to-left and vertical text rendering.

    Linux Magazine Full Feed

  • I have thought of the possibility of putting the alternative script into the unshifted state, and the latin one into the SGCAPS state, as I also could use (while do not need) multiple codepoints ( "ligatures") mapped to a single key, which is (for me not quite clear reasons) impossible in the SGCAPS state, but this solution, having the primary script in the SGCAPS state seems, while perfect for me, unsatisfactory and unintuitive for packaging and distribution to a user community.

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  • The ligatures used in the murders were still wrapped around their necks when their bodies were found.

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