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n. pl. sten·o·typ·ies
The art or process of transcribing with a stenotype machine.
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(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]
stenotypic adj
ˈstenoˌtypist n
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(ˈstɛn əˌtaɪ pi)

shorthand in which symbols are used to produce shortened forms of words or phrases.
[1890–95; steno (graphy) + -type + -y3]
sten`o•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) adj.
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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.
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