holographic

adjective ho·lo·graph·ic \ ˌhō-lə-ˈgra-fik , ˌhä- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

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 play \ˈhō-lə-ˌgraf, 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

holographically

play \ˌhō-lə-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē, ˌhä-\ adverb
    • … systems that store data as holographically recorded images …
    • PC Today

Origin and Etymology of holographic

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


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