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1. A variant shape of a letter.
2. A letter or combination of letters that can represent one phoneme, as f and gh can represent the phoneme /f/.
3. Writing, especially a signature, made by one person for another.

al′lo·graph′ic adj.
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Adj.1.allographic - of or relating to an allograph
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allographic epigraph (1) borrowed from the novel Fima, of Israeli writer
In the fluid world of early modern spelling and allographic pieces of type, the early modern eie saw visual relationships between seemingly unlike words much like those the eare heard, and the Quarto typesetting often works to activate visually and aurally similar words and phrasings.
An engagement with his discussion of allographic paratextual forms (mainly the preface and the notes, 263-75; 322-24; and 335-39) from the perspective of the translator certainly merits a study in its own right.
In this regard, the pair were interrogating what philosopher Nelson Goodman called the allographic nature of cinema: It is a two-stage art that requires a performative enactment in order to be realized, something that necessarily opens the work to difference, fluctuation, and modification even as it remains itself.
However, Genette (1997, pp.8-9) makes the distinction between two types of senders, and thus distinguishes between two types of paratexts: authorial paratexts and allographic paratexts.
Ao tratar de um tipo especifico de paratexto, o "prefacio alografico" [allographic preface], o teorico e critico literario observa: "Basicamente, as funcoes do prefacio alografico coincidem em parte com--mas ao mesmo tempo acrescentam certa especificidade--as funcoes do prefacio autoral original (promover e orientar a leitura da obra), pois as funcoes caracteristicas dos prefacios autorais posteriores e atrasados dificilmente caem no terreno de um escritor de prefacios alograficos [an allographic preface-writer] (doravante referidos simplesmente como escritores de prefacios).
Recently allographic bone marrow transplantation from a HLA compatible sibling has emerged and gene therapy has been successfully used 'in vitro'.6
It is most sensible to consider <[??]> to be what might be termed allographic progenitors of modern <[??]>, sharing an identical though still mysterious first motivation.
The philosopher Nelson Goodman has explained that representations can be delineated into two kinds: allographic (works that are based on a notation that exists outside the representation itself) and autographic (works that have no antecedent notation and exist as singularities)--and that only autographic works can be forged.
In an effort for accommodating the avant-garde arts that expand the horizons of "fine arts" Nelson Goodman proposed a dualistic ontology of art--autographic (painting and sculpture) and allographic (literature and music) whereas Gregory Currie, rejecting this dualistic ontology, proposes a common ontology: all artworks are "acts" or performances (of the artist), a proposal that virtually goes back to the Greek theory of poeisis or "making".
It is noteworthy to mention that a promising interventional treatment option for facetogenic pain is percutaneous placement of facet dowels (allographic bone) to pin the joints and thus limit motion/stabilize the spine.