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pan·gram

 (păn′grăm′, -grəm, păng′-)
n.
A sentence that uses all the letters of the alphabet.

pan′gram·mat′ic (-grə-măt′ĭk) adj.
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pangram

(ˈpæŋˌɡræm)
n
(Linguistics) a sentence incorporating all the letters of the alphabet, such as the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
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pan•gram

(ˈpæn grəm, -græm, ˈpæŋ-)

n.
a sentence, verse, etc., that includes all the letters of the alphabet.
[1930–35]
pan`gram•mat′ic (-grəˈmæt ɪk) adj.
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Syed Asher Agha, a resident of the Pangram locality of Charkh district, told Pajhwok Afghan News health services in his area were poor and people had been facing immense problems.
The 65 contiguous letters shown in red are a pangram, containing each letter of the alphabet at least once.
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A perfect pangram (a phrase that contains every letter of the alphabet), it was a fitting emblem for a body of work that, rather than try to capture reality, instead confronted viewers with its very incongruities.
The district chief, Khalilullah Kamal, told Pajhwok Afghan News Afghan and foreign commandos conducted the clearing operation in Shash Qala, Pangram, Qala-i-Naw, Dasht and other areas of the district.
A suggestive memo from John Waters reads, "Six fuzzy beavers quickly jumped the narrow gap'--a very John Waters rehash of the well-known typographer's pangram, "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." And the ever-audacious Kanye West reminds us that "good taste is a gift but bad taste is a privilege," even throwing in a doodle of a ninja for emphasis.
At the end of the conversation each child had to repeat twice an Estonian pangram "See vaike molder jouab rongile hupata" (translation: "This little miller can still jump on the train"), which is equivalent to the English sentence "The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog".
He said the foreign forces also conducted uncoordinated raids in Kharoto and Pangram areas of Charkh district, killing three Taliban.
Dunn's creative novel takes place on the fictitious island of Nollopville, whose government is ruled by a pangram tiled on the pedestal of a sculpture of Nollopville's founder.
A PANGRAM is a sentence that contains all 26 letters of the English alphabet.
Consider a lipogram combined with a pangram (a text, preferably a single sentence, that includes every letter of the alphabet in the minimum space such as "Xylophone wizard begets quick jive form" or "How quickly daft jumping zebras vex") This verse is a lipogram because it has no e, but a pangram because it includes every other letter: A jovial swain should not complain of any buxom fair Who mocks his pain and thinks it gain To quiz his awkward air.