writing system

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Noun1.writing system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbolswriting system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
punctuation - the use of certain marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words grammatically into sentences and clauses and phrases
hyphenation - connecting syllables and words by hyphens
hyphenation, word division - division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
script - a particular orthography or writing system
spelling - forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
picture writing - a writing system using pictographs
alphabetic script, alphabetic writing - a writing system based on alphabetic characters
boustrophedon - an ancient writing system: having alternate lines written in opposite directions; literally `as the ox ploughs'
ideography - the use of ideograms in writing
hieroglyph, hieroglyphic - a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt
point system - a system of writing or printing using patterns of raised dots that can be read by touch
punctuation mark, punctuation - the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
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I will take their evidence as to the handwriting, and as to the question of residence in the North--and I will send it to you in written form.
It is sometimes essential to government to cause a man's disappearance without leaving any traces, so that no written forms or documents may defeat their wishes.
Pursuant to the company's bylaws, if a shareholder wishes to transact any business or propose a nominee or nominees for director at the meeting, his or her notice to the Secretary of the Company must be delivered to or mailed and received at Tenet's headquarters in proper written form by the close of business on May 19th.
Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali to delay sending the report in written form to the U.
The cartoonists argued that their artwork, no matter how it was delivered, qualified as ideas presented in written form and should be exempt from taxes.
The financial results press release will also be available in written form at Nokia House, Keilalahdentie 4, Espoo, Finland.
It didn't surprise most veteran educators when an increasing amount of data began to accrue showing that back-and-forth dialogues, conducted in written form via online conferences, are one of the most powerful ways teachers can manage and track student activity during the learning process.
There was no written form of the ancient "Welsh", and Cornish languages, although there were probably many, similar-to-Aramaic, spoken words.
In the written form, (in the exams specially) "clarity" and "accuracy" count though not in the spoken form.
Replying to PM, Khurshid Shah stated that as per constitution, firstly PM has to send names in written form to the leader of opposition and if opposition leader has reservations over sent names of PM then he will send names from his side.