Associations to the word «Alphabet»

Pictures for the word «Alphabet»


ALPHABET, noun. The set of letters used when writing in a language.
ALPHABET, noun. A writing system in which letters represent phonemes. (Contrast e.g. logography, a writing system in which each character represents a word, and syllabary, in which each character represents a syllable.)
ALPHABET, noun. A writing system in which there are letters for the consonant and vowel phonemes. (Contrast e.g. abjad.)
ALPHABET, noun. (computer science) A typically finite set of distinguishable symbols.
ALPHABET, noun. (India) An individual letter of an alphabet; an alphabetic character.
ALPHABET, noun. The simplest rudiments; elements.
ALPHABET, verb. To designate by the letters of the alphabet; to arrange alphabetically.
ALPHABET SOUP, noun. A type of soup that contains noodles in the shape of various alphabetical letters
ALPHABET SOUP, noun. (figuratively) An overabundance of acronyms and abbreviations
ALPHABET SOUPS, noun. Plural of alphabet soup

Dictionary definition

ALPHABET, noun. A character set that includes letters and is used to write a language.
ALPHABET, noun. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.