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
for ligature substitution
use of ligatures where
most new digital typefaces
did not include ligatures
. As most...
(typography), a combination
of two or more letters
into a single symbol Ligature
(medicine), a piece
are graphic combinations
of the letters
of the Gr**** alphabet
that were used in medieval handwritten
Gr**** and in early
- In surgery
procedure, a ligature consists
of a piece
(suture) tied around
a blood vessel
- Stannius Ligature
is an experimental procedure
to illustrate impulse conduction
in frog heart. A ligature placed either around
the junction between
- specific subjects
in loanwords, ligatures
used in modern
English. The ligatures
æ and œ were until
the 19th century...
- Algonquin, "w" is preferred. An ou ligature
in form (with the two letters
side-by-side as in most ligatures
, as opposed
to one on top of the...
and not distort
the reed. Ligatures
are most commonly
made out of metal
in nickel, silver, or gold. Ligatures
are also made out of wire, wire...
- the mechanism
used: Hanging—Suspension from a cord wound around
the neck Ligature
strangulation—Strangulation without suspension using
some form of cord-like...
800 to 1650 AD. Ligatures
(chant) and mensural
notation. The notation
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