phonography[fō näg′rə fē, fə-]
phonography definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a written or printed representation of the sounds of speech; phonetic spelling or transcription
- any system of shorthand based on a phonetic transcription of speech; esp., the system invented by Sir Isaac Pitman
Origin: phono- plush -graphy
phonography definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The science or practice of transcribing speech by means of symbols representing elements of sound; phonetic transcription.
- A system of shorthand based on phonetic transcription.
- pho·nogˈra·pher, pho·nogˈra·phist noun