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Glyph

Glyph

WordNet



noun


(1)   Glyptic art in the form of a symbolic figure carved or incised in relief
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Etymology



First attested in 1727. From glyphe < (gluphē) "carving" < (gluphō) "I carve, engrave"

Noun



  1. A figure carved in relief or incised, especially representing a sound, word, or idea.
  2. Any non-verbal symbol that imparts information.
  3. A visual representation of a letter, character, or symbol, in a specific font and style.
  4. A vertical groove.