Definition of Ligatures. Meaning of Ligatures. Synonyms of Ligatures
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Definition of Ligatures
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
Meaning of Ligatures from wikipedia
that, over time, gradually evolve
into separately recognizable
characters. Ligatures figure prominently
in many historical
(medicine), a piece
used to shut off a blood vessel
or other anatomical structure Ligature
- In surgery
procedure, a ligature consists
of a piece
(suture) tied around
a blood vessel
- written together
to form a ligature
(Evolution of the ampersand
1). In the later
and more flowing
of all kinds
- letter combinations
(special shapes), notably
lām-alif لا, which
is the only mandatory ligature
(the un-ligated combination
- specific subjects
in loanwords, ligatures
used in modern
English. The ligatures
æ and œ were until
the 19th century...
are graphic combinations
of the letters
of the Gr**** alphabet
that were used in medieval handwritten
Gr**** and in early
- the mechanism
used: Hanging—Suspension from a cord wound around
the neck Ligature
strangulation—Strangulation without suspension using
some form of cord-like...
- spellings replace ligatured vowels
with a single
letter; for example, gynæcology or gynaecology
gynecology. The fl and fi ligatures
800 to 1650 AD. Ligatures
(chant) and mensural
notation. The notation
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