from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A character or symbol, as in a phonetic alphabet, representing a word or phoneme in speech.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A group of letters which share the same letter combination associated with a sound, such as rhyming words.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A letter, character, or mark used to represent a particular sound.
- n. A record of sounds made by a phonograph.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A graphic character representing a sound of the human voice.
- n. The record of sound produced by a phonograph, or the sheet of tin-foil or cylinder of wax on which it is produced.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any written symbol standing for a sound or syllable or morpheme or word
phono- + -gram (Wiktionary)