/ˈstɛnəˌtaɪpi/ (say 'stenuh.tuypee)

shorthand in which alphabetic letters or types are used to produced shortened forms of words or groups of words.
{stenotyp(e) + -y3}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • stenotypy — [sten′ətī΄pē] n. a form of shorthand based on a phonetic system in which letters and combinations of letters representing sounds, words, or phrases are produced on a keyboard machine: used primarily by court reporters stenotypist n …   English World dictionary

  • stenotypy — stenotypic /sten euh tip ik/, adj. stenotypist, n. /sten euh tuy pee/, n. shorthand in which alphabetic letters or types are used to produce shortened forms of words or groups of words. [1890 95; STENOTYPE + Y3] * * * System of machine shorthand… …   Universalium

  • stenotypy — noun see stenotype …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stenotypy — steno·typy …   English syllables

  • stenotypy — sten•o•typ•y [[t]ˈstɛn əˌtaɪ pi[/t]] n. shorthand in which symbols are used to produce shortened forms of words or phrases • Etymology: 1890–95; steno ( graphy) + type+ y III sten o•typ′ic ˈtɪp ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • stenotypy — pē, pi noun ( es) Etymology: stenotype (I) + y : a phonographic writing using ordinary script or printed letters …   Useful english dictionary

  • sten|o|typ|ist — «STEHN uh TY pihst», noun. a person who is skilled in stenotypy, especially one whose work is to write in stenotypy or on a stenotype …   Useful english dictionary

  • stenotype — noun Etymology: steno (as in stenography) + type Date: 1913 a small machine somewhat like a typewriter used to record speech by means of phonograms • stenotype transitive verb • stenotypist noun • stenotypy noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shorthand — /shawrt hand /, n. 1. a method of rapid handwriting using simple strokes, abbreviations, or symbols that designate letters, words, or phrases (distinguished from longhand). 2. a simplified or makeshift manner or system of communication: We spoke… …   Universalium

  • Maschinenkurzschrift — Maschinenkurzschrift,   eine Abkürzungsschrift, die im Gegensatz zur Stenografie die Buchstaben der »Langschrift« beibehält, jedoch durch die Verwendung von Buchstabenzusätzen und bestimmten Verkürzungsregeln eine relative Schriftkürze erhält.… …   Universal-Lexikon

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