Phonogram

Pho"no*gram

(?), n. [Phono- + -gram.] 1. A letter, character, or mark used to represent a particular sound.
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Phonograms are of three kinds: (1) Verbal signs, which stand for entire words; (2) Syllabic signs, which stand for the articulations of which words are composed; (3) Alphabetic signs, or letters, which represent the elementary sounds into which the syllable can be resolved.
I. Taylor (The Alphabet).
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2. A record of sounds made by a phonograph.
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