from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or of the nature of an autograph; contained in or furnished by one's own handwriting: as, autographic authority; autographic evidence.
- Relating to or used in the process of autography: as, autographic ink; autographic paper.
- Self-recording: applied to a form of telegraph. See below.
- A general term applied to those chemical and mechanical processes in which a writing or drawing is made with a peculiar ink, and then transferred to the stone, plate, or other matrix from which it is to be printed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Pertaining to an autograph, or one's own handwriting; of the nature of an autograph.
- adjective Pertaining to, or used in, the process of autography.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Containing or relating to an
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective written in the author's own handwriting
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-- Another rather expeditious mode of transferring patterns on to thin and more especially smooth glossy stuffs, is by means of a special kind of tinted paper, called autographic paper, which is impregnated with a coloured oily substance and is to be had at any stationer's shop.
Apart from this I had had twenty-five copies made of the scores of both these operas by means of the so-called autographic transfer process, although only from the writing of the copyists.
- Another rather expeditious mode of transferring patterns on to thin and more especially smooth glossy stuffs, is by means of a special kind of tinted paper, called autographic paper, which is impregnated with a coloured oily substance and is to be had at any stationer's shop.
Thus, while only the "autographic" original text (to use the terminology of the CSBI) may be "immediately inspired," the transmitted manuscripts and even our translations are "mediately inspired."
Second, when the CSBI speaks of the "autographic" text of scripture, the term could be misleading.
"autographic" texts are inspired, then insofar as the text we have represents continuity with the original texts, both in transmission and in translation, then (as the CSBI elsewhere says) we "have no cause for hesitating to conclude that the true Word of God is within [our] reach."
Joseph Viscomi asserts that "working on metal with the tools of poet and painter enabled Blake to create a multi-media space, a 'site' where poetry, painting, and printmaking came together in ways both original and characteristic of Romanticism's fascination with autographic gesture, with spontaneity, intimacy, and organicism"
We affirm that inspiration, strictly speaking, applies only to the autographic text of Scripture, which in the providence of God can be ascertained from available manuscripts with great accuracy.
His autographic punctuation can, and often does, inhabit the interstices between, for example, a period and a comma.
In any event, in practice, the pull was "upward," with his relief-etched prints and color prints moving to the status of the unique, autographic work on paper and away from the mechanical and multiple.