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holograph

noun ho·lo·graph \ ˈhō-lə-ˌgraf , ˈhä- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of holograph

plural holographs
: hologram
  • In one scene, a 10-story high, glowing, pink holograph speaks seductively to K.
  • —Jill Gutowitz
  • The team hopes to push the material to produce video quality holographs in the next two years, and the technology could be ready for your living room within the decade.
  • —Lisa Grossman

holographic

play \ˌhō-lə-ˈgra-fik, ˌhä-\ adjective

holographically

play \ˌhō-lə-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē, ˌhä-\ adverb

First Known Use of holograph

1966

in the meaning defined above

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holograph

noun

Definition of holograph

: a document wholly in the handwriting of its author
  • I own the holograph of Albert Jay Nock's marvelous book on Jefferson, and there are fewer corrections on an average page than I write into a typical column.
  • —William F. Buckley Jr.
also : the handwriting itself
  • But there's a stronger proof of humility in this particular copy, which carries an inscription in the author's holograph: "I am told there is a great deal of tosh in this book."
  • —Eric Korn

holographic

or less commonly holograph adjective

Origin and Etymology of holograph

Late Latin holographus, from Late Greek holographos, from Greek hol- + graphein to write — more at carve


Law Dictionary

holograph

noun ho·lo·graph \ ˈhō-lə-ˌgraf, ˈhä- \

legal Definition of holograph

: a document (as a will or a deed) entirely in the handwriting of the person whose act it purports to be

holographic

play \ˌhō-lə-ˈgra-fik, ˌhä-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of holograph

Late Latin holographus, from Late Greek holographos, from Greek holos whole, complete + graphein to write



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