stenography

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stenography the act or art of writing in shorthand "stenography is no longer a marketable skill"
    • n stenography a method of writing rapidly
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stenography The art of writing in shorthand, by using abbreviations or characters for whole words; shorthand.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stenography The art of writing by means of brief signs which represent single sounds, groups of sounds, whole words, or groups of words; shorthand; brachygraphy: a generic term embracing all systems of shorthand, or brief writing.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stenography sten-og′ra-fi art of writing very quickly by means of abbreviations: shorthand
    • v.i Stenography to represent by means of stenography
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. steno`s narrow, close + graphy,: cf. F. sténographie, G. stenographie,

Usage

In literature:

Few young men realize the advantage of learning stenography.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
How would you like to take up stenography and typewriting?
"From Farm to Fortune" by Horatio Alger Jr.
Electives: Astronomy, Geology, Zoology, Trigonometry; Surveying, Stenography, Typewriting, Telegraphy.
"The Choctaw Freedmen" by Robert Elliott Flickinger
Nancy took up stenography with gentle Miss Meader, too.
"A Little Miss Nobody" by Amy Bell Marlowe
The only practical way for the average girl to enter a business office is by studying stenography.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
So Eveley studied stenography, and took genuine pleasure in her career as a business girl.
"Eve to the Rescue" by Ethel Hueston
In a few minutes one of the girls from the stenography room came out.
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
It would take her hardly any time to conquer the mysteries of stenography.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
We will set up the Florentine School of Stenography and Typewriting.
"Miss Cayley's Adventures" by Grant Allen
Stenography as a study is not really difficult.
"Silver Links" by Various
That is something like stenography.
"Eyes Like the Sea" by Mór Jókai
If I could only study stenography or book-keeping!
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
She goes into journalism, stenography or the office of a magazine.
"The Salamander" by Owen Johnson
Etching, a stenography, 40.
"Engraving for Illustration" by Joseph Kirkbride
I am sending the elder children to school, and one of the girls is old enough to learn stenography.
"The Builders" by Ellen Glasgow
Among the great devices that economize time are stenography and the typewriter.
"Great Inventions and Discoveries" by Willis Duff Piercy
It is the opinion of the author that stenography is not at all a desirable occupation for the farmer's daughter to enter.
"Farm Boys and Girls" by William Arch McKeever
I've decided to study stenography.
"In League with Israel" by Annie F. Johnston
So I learned stenography.
"The Walking Delegate" by Leroy Scott
And a pretty woman like her could hardly be expected to take stenography in a stock-yards office seriously.
"The Memoirs of an American Citizen" by Robert Herrick
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In news:

Newspapers Need Less Stenography , More Storytelling.
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