bibliotics

study of documents to determine authenticity

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • bibliotics — bibliotic, adj. bibliotist /bib lee euh tist/, n. /bib lee ot iks/, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) the analysis of handwriting and documents, esp. for authentication of authorship. [1900 05; < Gk biblí(on) (see BIBLE) + OT(IC) + ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • bibliotics — n. analysis of handwritten works (to determine the identity of the author) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bibliotics — bib·li·ot·ics …   English syllables

  • bibliotics — bib•li•ot•ics [[t]ˌbɪb liˈɒt ɪks[/t]] n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) lit. the analysis of handwriting and documents, esp. for authentication of authorship • Etymology: 1900–05; < Gk biblíon; see Bible bib li•ot′ic,adj. bib′li•o•tist ə tɪstn …   From formal English to slang

  • bibliotics — noun the scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity • Derivationally related forms: ↑bibliotic, ↑bibliotist • Hypernyms: ↑discipline, ↑subject, ↑subject area, ↑subject field, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bibliotic — adjective of or relating to bibliotics • Pertains to noun: ↑bibliotics • Derivationally related forms: ↑bibliotics * * * |biblē|äd.ik adjective Etymology: from bibliotics, after such pairs as English aesthetics: aesthetic …   Useful english dictionary

  • bibliotist — noun someone who engages in bibliotics • Derivationally related forms: ↑bibliotics • Hypernyms: ↑scientist * * * noun see bibliotics …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • field of study — noun a branch of knowledge in what discipline is his doctorate? teachers should be well trained in their subject anthropology is the study of human beings • Syn: ↑discipline, ↑subject, ↑subject area, ↑subject field, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • subject area — noun a branch of knowledge in what discipline is his doctorate? teachers should be well trained in their subject anthropology is the study of human beings • Syn: ↑discipline, ↑subject, ↑subject field, ↑field, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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