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ste·nog·ra·phy

 (stə-nŏg′rə-fē)
n.
1. The art or process of writing in shorthand.
2. Material transcribed in shorthand.

sten′o·graph′ic (stĕn′ə-grăf′ĭk), sten′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
sten′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

stenography

(stəˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the act or process of writing in shorthand by hand or machine
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) matter written in shorthand
stenographic, ˌstenoˈgraphical adj
ˌstenoˈgraphically adv

ste•nog•ra•phy

(stəˈnɒg rə fi)

n.
the art of writing in shorthand.
[1602; < Greek stenó(s) narrow, close, confined + -graphy]
sten•o•graph•ic (ˌstɛn əˈgræf ɪk) adj.
sten`o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.

stenography

the art of writing in shorthand. — stenographer, stenographist, n.stenographic, stenographical, adj.
See also: Writing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stenography - a method of writing rapidlystenography - a method of writing rapidly    
handwriting, script, hand - something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"
2.stenography - the act or art of writing in shorthand; "stenography is no longer a marketable skill"
handwriting - the activity of writing by hand; "handwriting can be slow and painful for one with arthritis"
Translations

stenography

[steˈnɒgrəfɪ] N (US) → taquigrafía f, estenografía f

stenography

[stəˈnɒgrəfi] n (US)sténographie f, sténo f

stenography

n (form)Stenografie f

stenography

[stɛˈnɒgrəfɪ] n (Am) → stenografia
References in classic literature ?
I bought an approved scheme of the noble art and mystery of stenography (which cost me ten and sixpence); and plunged into a sea of perplexity that brought me, in a few weeks, to the confines of distraction.
Now to the historical, for as Madam Mina write not in her stenography, I must, in my cumbrous old fashion, that so each day of us may not go unrecorded.
When she tried to extend the field of her activities in the direction of stenography and book-keeping her health broke down, and six months on her feet behind the counter of a department store did not tend to restore it.
She knew no more shorthand than if she had been a graduate in stenography just let slip upon the world by a business college.
Pickwick was sufficiently versed in the stranger's system of stenography to infer from this rapid and disjointed communication that he had, somehow or other, contracted an acquaintance with the All-Muggletons, which he had converted, by a process peculiar to himself, into that extent of good-fellowship on which a general invitation may be easily founded.
Nassau County is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to provide stenography services and typewritten transcripts at various hearings and other meetings held by the Nassau County Attorney and the Nassau County Taxi & Limousine Commission, as well as videoconferencing services and transcription of audio or video materials.
Second prize ($3,500): StenoSpeak , a mobile app that improves upon open-source stenography technology to speed up text translation to a conversational pace for those who cannot use their voices to communicate.
This is precisely the sense of the potentiality of meaning: even when we do not decode the stenography immediately, the sense of the multiplicity of referents trailing around the text can elicit a sense of trust in the author, be it Sterne, or Dickens, or Wordsworth, or Joyce.
The valid criteria for being a 'favored' journalist or editor is whether or not this person is fit for sheer stenography," he said.
when I was about halfway through my stenography course [at Union Commercial College in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island].
She attended public schools in Brooklyn where she studied business and excelled in bookkeeping, stenography and typing.
During this time, he studied and became proficient in stenography, a skill that would soon prove critical.