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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: 1. A document handwritten by its author.
adjective: 2 Handwritten by the author.
noun: 3. A hologram: a three-dimensional image created using laser.
For 1, 2: Via Latin, from Greek holographos, from holos (whole) + -graphos (written). Earliest documented use: 1623.
For 3: From holography, which was coined from hologram on the pattern of photography, from Greek holos (whole). Earliest documented use: 1968.
"Writing on a blackboard is like writing a letter, or a poem, by hand. For one class period, what you've written is your holograph."
Michael McFee; Ode to the Blackboard; The Chronicle of Higher Education (Washington, DC); May 19, 2014.
See more usage examples of holograph in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door. -Saul Bellow, writer, Nobel laureate (1915-2005)
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