homograph

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n homograph two words are homographs if they are spelled the same way but differ in meaning (e.g. fair)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Homograph (Philol) One of two or more words identical in orthography, but having different derivations and meanings; as, fair n., a market, and fair a., beautiful.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n homograph In philology, a word which has exactly the same form as another, though of a different origin and signification: thus, base the adjective and base the noun, fair the adjective and fair the noun, are homographs. See homonym.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Homograph hom′ō-graf a word of the same form as another, but different meaning and origin
    • Homograph Also Homonym
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. "omo`grafos with the same letters; "omo`s the same + gra`fein to write

Usage


In science:

Hence, as ξ varies, p homographically describes a line Λ in Σ.
Homaloidal hypersurfaces and hypersurfaces with vanishing Hessian
Two empirical case studies are reported. (cid:15) Text-based lexical probabilities. { What may appear as a relatively unbiased part-of-speech homograph in a heterogeneous corpus may be used in a far more uniform fashion in a particular text.
Three studies of grammar-based surface-syntactic parsing of unrestricted English text. A summary and orientation
The first one is the group of nonlocal transformations (15) which in the continuous limit reduce to the homographic transformations (12), where (a, b, c, d, ξ ) are arbitrary analytic functions of x and of the stepsize.
A new method to test discrete Painlev\'e equations
Given two triplets of points, there exists a unique homographic transformation applying one triplet onto the other one.
The Painlev\'e approach to nonlinear ordinary differential equations
An element of this homographic group (3.5) will be denoted T (α, β , γ , δ ; ξ ) or simply T (α, β ; ξ ) in the case (γ = 0, δ = 1).
The Painlev\'e approach to nonlinear ordinary differential equations
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