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(word root) carving
Examples of words with the root -glyph: hieroglyph

glyph

 (glĭf)
n.
1. Architecture A vertical groove, especially in a Doric column or frieze.
2. A symbolic figure that is usually engraved or incised.
3. A symbol, such as a stylized figure or arrow on a public sign, that imparts information nonverbally.

[Greek gluphē, carving, from gluphein, to carve; see gleubh- in Indo-European roots.]

glyph′ic adj.

glyph

(ɡlɪf)
n
1. (Architecture) a carved channel or groove, esp a vertical one as used on a Doric frieze
2. (Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) rare another word for hieroglyphic
3. (Computer Science) any computer-generated character regarded in terms of its shape and bit pattern
[C18: from French glyphe, from Greek gluphē carving, from gluphein to carve]
ˈglyphic adj

glyph

(glɪf)

n.
1. a pictograph or hieroglyph.
2. a sculptured figure or relief carving.
3. an ornamental vertical channel or groove, esp. in Doric architecture.
4. any symbol bearing information nonverbally, as a crossed-out cigarette on a no-smoking sign.
[1720–30; < Greek glyph(ḗ) carving, derivative of glýphein to hollow out]
glyph′ic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glyph - glyptic art in the form of a symbolic figure carved or incised in reliefglyph - glyptic art in the form of a symbolic figure carved or incised in relief
glyptic art, glyptography - carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones)
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