Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A phonetic symbol used in printing.
  • n. Text printed in phonetic symbols.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type or character used in phonotypy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A type or character used in phonotypy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To print in phonotype or phonetic characters.
  • n. A system of expression which provides a distinct character for every distinct sound of speech; a phonetic alphabet, or writing or printing in phonetic characters.

Etymologies

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phono- + -type

Examples

  • It was covered with inscriptions from top to base, in vivid white and blue, save where a vast and glaring kinematograph transparency presented a realistic New Testament scene, and where a vast festoon of black to show that the popular religion followed the popular politics, hung across the lettering Graham had already become familiar with the phonotype writing and these inscriptions arrested him, being to his sense for the most part almost incredible blasphemy.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • − CD25+ / − T cells from BBDP rats expressed significantly higher CHOP levels than did cells with the same phonotype from BBDR rats (

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