Definition of Ligature. Meaning of Ligature. Synonyms of Ligature
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Definition of Ligature
LigatureLigature Lig"a*ture (l[i^]g"[.a]*t[-u]r; 135), n. [L.
ligatura, fr. ligare, ligatum, to bind: cf. F. ligature. Cf.
Ally, League, Legatura, Liable, Ligament.]
1. The act of binding.
2. Anything that binds; a band or bandage.
(a) A thread or string for tying the blood vessels,
particularly the arteries, to prevent hemorrhage.
(b) A thread or wire used to remove tumors, etc.
4. The state of being bound or stiffened; stiffness; as, the
ligature of a joint.
5. Impotence caused by magic or charms. [Obs.]
6. (Mus.) A curve or line connecting notes; a slur.
7. (Print.) A double character, or a type consisting of two
or more letters or characters united, as [ae], [filig],
Ligature Lig"a*ture (l[i^]g"[.a]*t[-u]r), v. t. (Surg.)
To ligate; to tie.
ligatureLogotype Log"o*type, n. [Gr. ? word + -type.] (Print.)
A single type, containing two or more letters; as, [ae],
[AE], [filig], [fllig], [ffllig], etc.; -- called also
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