a pictograph or hieroglyph.
a sculptured figure or relief carving.
Architecture. an ornamental channel or groove.
a carved channel or groove, esp a vertical one as used on a Doric frieze
(rare) another word for hieroglyphic
any computer-generated character regarded in terms of its shape and bit pattern
1727, “ornamental groove in architecture,” from French glyphe (1701), from Greek glyphe “a carving,” from glyphein “to hollow out, cut out with a knife, engrave, carve,” from PIE root *gleubh- “to cut, slice” (cf. Latin glubere “to peel, shell, strip,” Old English cleofan “to cleave”). Meaning “sculpted mark or symbol” (as in hieroglyph) is from 1825.
/ɡlɪˈfɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. a plate-making process in which an electrotype is made from an engraved copper plate
[glahy-fos-eyt] /glaɪˈfɒs eɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound, C 3 H 8 NO 5 P, used to kill a wide range of weeds.
1966. An ALGOL-like language with parallel extensions. Similar to Actus. “GLYPNIR – A Programming Language for the Illiac IV”, D.H. Lawrie et al, CACM 18(3) (Mar 1975).
/ˈɡlɪptəl/ noun 1. an alkyd resin obtained from polyhydric alcohols and polybasic organic acids or their anhydrides; used for surface coatings