ho·​lo·​graph·​ic | \ ˌhō-lə-ˈgra-fik How to pronounce holographic (audio) , ˌhä- \

Definition of holographic

1 : of, relating to, or being a hologram holographic displays Daryl Hall says the large, garish holographic photo of Martin and Lewis that he displays in his otherwise rustic farmhouse appeals to his "perverse sense of humor."— Steve Dougherty … the latter includes a way-cool, digital-face wristwatch with a holographic image of Pinocchio …— Steve Daly
2 or less commonly holograph \ ˈhō-​lə-​ˌgraf How to pronounce holographic (audio) , ˈhä-​ \, of a document : written entirely in the handwriting of its author Even when a holographic "codicil" appeared on the same page as the typewritten will, both were allowed …— William M. McGovern, Jr. et al. The prose of the holograph letters … is reproduced faithfully with all its idiosyncrasies of spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure …— John P. Sisk

Other Words from holographic

holographically \ ˌhō-​lə-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce holographic (audio) , ˌhä-​ \ adverb
… systems that store data as holographically recorded images … PC Today

First Known Use of holographic

1728, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for holographic

holography + -ic entry 1; (in sense 2) holograph entry 2 + -ic entry 1

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“Holographic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holographic. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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