Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To write or represent by stenography.
  • noun A character used in stenography; a writing, especially any note or memorandum, in shorthand.
  • noun A stenographic machine; a form of typewriter in which signs and marks of various kinds—dots, dashes, etc.—are used in place of ordinary letters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To write or report in stenographic characters.
  • noun A production of stenography; anything written in shorthand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A production of stenography; anything written in shorthand.
  • noun A shorthand character
  • verb To write or report in stenographic characters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb write in shorthand
  • noun a shorthand character
  • noun a machine for typewriting shorthand characters

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Examples

  • Before many weeks Edward could "stenograph" fairly well, and as the typewriter had not then come into its own, he was ready to put his knowledge to practical use.

    A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

  • The programme relished all the things wrong with Qwerty, and the many alternatives: some have blank keys for you to customise; others are for typing while you dive; and then there's the diverting-sounding Orbit keyboard, described by one expert as "like a stenograph machine but powered by knobs".

    Radio review: Fry's English Delight: The Trial Of Qwerty

  • (Bailiff (Chico) brings in Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (Groucho), as the Court Reporter (Harpo) types on stenograph, rips paper out and eats it; cue music)

    Spencer Green: Khalid Soup

  • Court reporters typically record words in a unique shorthand language using a machine called a stenograph.

    Capturing the Courtroom Word for Word

  • Most court reporters must buy their own equipment, including stenograph machines, which can cost $5,000 or more, laptop computers and transcription technology.

    Capturing the Courtroom Word for Word

  • Thus, as can readily be seen on a daily basis, both in the corporatist stenograph called the mass media and inside the halls of governance – for those willing to open their eyes and see, for those that have escaped the slavery of thought – is the perpetual attempt to make extinct all traces of inconvenient truths that might upset the long-standing balance that maintains the few in mastery over the many.

    The Unearthing: An Awakening has Arrived

  • Mass media has become, in the course of a few decades, a tool of dumbed-down distraction, suppression of truth, creator of ignorance, disseminator of disinformation and a stenograph for the corporatist elements that rule America.

    The Unearthing: An Awakening Has Arrived

  • Thus, as can readily be seen on a daily basis, both in the corporatist stenograph called the mass media and inside the halls of governance – for those willing to open their eyes and see, for those that have escaped the slavery of thought – is the perpetual attempt to make extinct all traces of inconvenient truths that might upset the long-standing balance that maintains the few in mastery over the many.

    The Unearthing: An Awakening Has Arrived

  • TCO, I bet the senate has a stenograph department which has literal transcriptions of their sessions, I know the parliament in Holland has this service.

    Crichton at Senate EPW Committee « Climate Audit

  • I cannot repeat what he said; I was too much engrossed to take my note-book out, and begin to stenograph his story.

    How I Found Livingstone

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