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Adjective
Of the nature of a hieroglyph
“In the late 1930s and early '40s, Loren MacIver developed a sweet, playful style that superimposed linear, symbolic and hieroglyphic forms on soft, pale washes of color.”
Adjective
Represented by pictures
Adjective
Unable to be read or deciphered
Adjective
Indecipherable or obscure
“Carved funerary vases containing hieroglyphic texts.”
Noun
Enigmatic or incomprehensible symbols or writing
“And from the standpoint of medicine as an art for the prevention and cure of disease, the man who translates the hieroglyphics of science into the plain language of healing is certainly the more useful.”
Noun
Writing consisting of hieroglyphs
“He could read the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics.”
Noun
A letter, or character, belonging to the written language of various ancient Germanic peoples, especially the Scandinavians and the Anglo-Saxons
Noun
An element of an ideographic (hieroglyphic) writing system
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