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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being spelt homographically; the state or quality of existing as homographs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That method of spelling in which every sound is represented by a single character, which indicates that sound and no other.
  • n. A relation between two figures, such that to any point of the one corresponds one and but one point in the other, and vise versa. Thus, a tangent line rolling on a circle cuts two fixed tangents of the circle in two sets of points that are homographic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In orthography, the representation of each sound by a distinctive character, which is employed for that sound alone.
  • n. In geometry, the relation between homographic figures.

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