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n. pl. sten·o·typ·ies
The art or process of transcribing with a stenotype machine.
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a form of shorthand in which alphabetic combinations are used to represent groups of sounds or short common words
[C19: from steno- + type + -y3, on the model of stenography]
sten•o•typ•y(ˈstɛn əˌtaɪ pi)
shorthand in which symbols are used to produce shortened forms of words or phrases.
sten`o•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) adj.
a phonographic shorthand in which alphabetic letters, produced by hand or a special machine, are used to represent words and phrases. — stenotypist, n. — stenotypic, adj.See also: Writing