from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to, or employed in polygraphy; as, a polygraphic instrument.
  • adj. Done with a polygraph; as, a polygraphic copy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or employed in, polygraphy.
  • adj. Done with a polygraph.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to multiplication of copies of a writing: as, a polygraphic instrument.
  • Done with a polygraph: as, a polygraphic copy or writing


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  • In 1932, Sarah Shor became a permanent contributor to the Academia publishing house (at the time one of the best in polygraphic and aesthetic design), for which she designed a number of books.

    Sarah Shor.

  • “Mon Dieu!” said the expiring sinner, who, it seems, saw both the real and polygraphic apparition, “il y en a deux!”

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • Dr. Rosen suggested a polygraphic sleep study, a kind of catchall used to broadly monitor a child, until specific problems are pinpointed.

    Cruel Deception

  • Milan is the principal centre of Europe for the printing of music and is the chief centre of Italy for the polygraphic industries.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • (It may not be impertinent to draw attention to the fact that Prévost, like Defoe -- though not quite to the same extent, and in the middle, not towards the end of his career -- concentrated the novel-part of an enormous polygraphic production upon a few years.)

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 From the Beginning to 1800

  • Then he was a polygraphic writer, producing treatises, satires, and pamphlets on the most diverse subjects.

    Initiation into Literature

  • "Mon Dieu!" said the expiring sinner, who, it seems, saw both the real and polygraphic apparition,

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • "The law could not be clearer about polygraphic evidence," said the decision, noting Zowasky's comments could not be used as evidence. - News

  • The mobile also allows the usage of a variety of formats such as the WAV, MP3, formats and it also allows polygraphic ring tones.

    Press Releases | Press Release Distribution | Submit Press Release

  • Mr. Eckhardt said that "the best polygraphic evidence I had" indicated that Captain Ernest Medina, who was Mr. Calley's commanding officer, did not issue an order for the platoon to execute civilians during the operation in My Lai.

    The Lede


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