phonogram

[foh-nuh-gram]
noun
a unit symbol of a phonetic writing system, standing for a speech sound, syllable, or other sequence of speech sounds without reference to meaning.

Origin:
1855–60; phono- + -gram1

phonogramic, phonogrammic, adjective
phonogramically, phonogrammically, adverb
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phonogram (ˈfəʊnəˌɡræm)
 
n
1.  any written symbol standing for a sound, syllable, morpheme, or word
2.  a sequence of written symbols having the same sound in a variety of different words, for example, ough in bought, ought, and brought
 
phono'gramic
 
adj
 
phono'grammic
 
adj

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phonogram pho·no·gram (fō'nə-grām')
n.

  1. A graphic tracing depicting the duration and intensity of a sound.

  2. A character or symbol, as in a phonetic alphabet, representing a word or phoneme in speech.

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