Meaning of phonography

pho•nog•ra•phy

Pronunciation: (fō-nog'ru-fē), [key]
— pl. -phies
  1. phonetic spelling, writing, or shorthand.
  2. a system of phonetic shorthand, as that invented by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837.
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