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 (ôr′thə-grăf′ĭk) also or·tho·graph·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of or relating to orthography.
2. Spelled correctly.
3. Mathematics Having perpendicular lines.

or′tho·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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(ˌɔːθəʊˈɡræfɪk) or


(Linguistics) of or relating to spelling
ˌorthoˈgraphically adv
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(ˌɔr θəˈgræf ɪk)

also or`tho•graph′i•cal,

1. of or pertaining to orthography.
or`tho•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.orthographic - of or relating to or expressed in orthography
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