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1. A document written wholly in the handwriting of the person whose signature it bears.
2. See hologram.
Variant of holographic..
[From Late Latin holographus, entirely written by the signer, from Greek holographos : holo-, holo- + -graphos, -graph.]
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding)
a. a book or document handwritten by its author; original manuscript; autograph
b. (as modifier): a holograph document.
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hol•o•graph1(ˈhɒl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈhoʊ lə-)
1. Also, hol`o•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) hol`o•graph′i•cal. wholly written by the person in whose name it appears: a holograph letter.n.
2. a holograph writing, as a deed.
hol•o•graph2(ˈhɒl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈhoʊ lə-)
[1965–70; back formation from holography]
ho•log•ra•pher (həˈlɒg rə fər) n.
hol`o•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
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a manuscript or other document written completely in the hand of the person above whose name it appears. — holograph, holographic, adj.See also: Manuscripts
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|Noun||1.||holograph - handwritten book or document |
autograph - something written by one's own hand
palimpsest - a manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible
|2.||holograph - the intermediate photograph (or photographic record) that contains information for reproducing a three-dimensional image by holography|
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