n. accidental omission of a letter or syllable.

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  • lipography — lipographic /lip euh graf ik, luy peuh /, adj. /li pog reuh fee, luy /, n. unintentional omission in writing, as of a specific letter or syllable. [1885 90; LIPO 2 + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • lipography — li·pog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • lipography — /lɪˈpɒgrəfi/ (say li pogruhfee) noun the omission of words or letters in writing. {Greek lip(ein) to omit + o + graphy} …  

  • lipography — n. the omission of letters or words in writing. Etymology: Gk lip stem of leipo omit + GRAPHY …   Useful english dictionary

  • lipo- — 1 a combining form meaning fat, used in the formation of compound words: lipolysis. Also, esp. before a vowel, lip . [comb. form repr. Gk lípos fat] lipo 2 a combining form meaning lacking, leaving, used in the formation of compound words:… …   Universalium

  • λιπογραφία — η η εξ αμελείας ή απροσεξίας παράλειψη γράμματος ή συλλαβής κατά την γραφή. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. lipography (< λιπ(ο) * + γραφή)] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • lipo- — I. see lip II. combining form Etymology: French, from Late Latin, from Greek, from leipein to leave, be lacking more at loan 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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