holograph

1 [hol-uh-graf, -grahf, hoh-luh-]
adjective
1.
Also, holographic [hol-uh-graf-ik, hoh-luh-] , holographical. wholly written by the person in whose name it appears: a holograph letter.
noun
2.
a holograph writing, as a deed, will, or letter.

Origin:
1650–60; < Late Latin holographus < Late Greek hológraphos. See holo-, -graph

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holograph

2 [hol-uh-graf, -grahf, hoh-luh-] ,
verb (used with object)
1.
to make by the use of holography.
noun
2.
an image produced by holography.
3.
Optics. hologram.

Origin:
1965–70; back formation from holography

holographer [huh-log-ruh-fer] , noun
holographic [hol-uh-graf-ik, hoh-luh-] , adjective
holographically, adverb
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holograph (ˈhɒləˌɡræf, -ˌɡrɑːf)
 
n
a.  a book or document handwritten by its author; original manuscript; autograph
 b.  (as modifier): a holograph document

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holograph
"document written entirely by the person from whom it proceeds," 1623 from L.L. holographus, from Gk. holographos "written entirely by the same hand," lit. "written in full," from holos "whole" (see safe (adj.)) + graphos "written," from graphein "to write."
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Example sentences
Authentic money orders are gray and have a holograph seal along the top.
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