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We found 47 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word ligature:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. ligature: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. ligature: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. ligature: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. ligature: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. ligature: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. ligature: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Ligature, ligature: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. ligature: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Ligature: InfoVisual Visual Dictionary [home, info]
  10. ligature: Wiktionary [home, info]
  11. ligature: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  12. ligature: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. ligature: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. ligature: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. ligature: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. ligature: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Ligature (instrument), Ligature (language), Ligature (medicine), Ligature (music), Ligature (musical instrument), Ligature (orthodontic), Ligature (palaeography), Ligature (typography), Ligature: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Ligature: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. ligature: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. ligature: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Ligature: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. ligature: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. ligature: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. ligature: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. ligature: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. ligature: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. ligature: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. ligature: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. Ligature: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]
  3. Ligature: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  4. ligature: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ligature: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. ligature: CCI Computer [home, info]
  2. Ligature: Unicode Glossary [home, info]
  3. ligature: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Ligature: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. ligature: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Ligature: Hepatitis C Information Central [home, info]
  4. ligature: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  5. Ligature: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  6. ligature: Hyperdictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ligature: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ligature: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ligature: The Folk File [home, info]
  2. ligature: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (ligature)

noun:  thread used by surgeons to bind a vessel (as to constrict the flow of blood)
noun:  a metal band used to attach a reed to the mouthpiece of a clarinet or saxophone
noun:  character consisting of two or more letters combined into one
noun:  (music) a group of notes connected by a slur
noun:  the act of tying or binding things together
noun:  something used to tie or bind

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