from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A symbol, such as one used in shorthand, that designates a particular phrase.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A symbol that represents a phrase.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A symbol for a phrase.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In phonography, a combination of short hand characters to represent a phrase or sentence.
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