stenographic

stenography

[stuh-nog-ruh-fee]
noun
the art of writing in shorthand.

Origin:
1595–1605; steno- + -graphy

stenographic [sten-uh-graf-ik] , stenographical, adjective
stenographically, adverb
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stenography (stəˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
1.  the act or process of writing in shorthand by hand or machine
2.  matter written in shorthand
 
stenographic
 
adj
 
steno'graphical
 
adj
 
steno'graphically
 
adv

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stenography
"shorthand," c.1600, from Gk. stenos "narrow" (of unknown origin) + graphos "writing." Related: Stenographer (1809).
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