Handwriting vs Bibliotics - What's the difference?

handwriting | bibliotics |


As nouns the difference between handwriting and bibliotics

is that handwriting is the act or process of writing done with the hand, rather than typed or word-processed while bibliotics is the study of documents and handwriting in order to verify authorship or authenticity.

As a verb handwriting

is .

handwriting

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The act or process of writing done with the hand, rather than typed or word-processed.
  • The characteristic writing of a particular person.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1895, author=F. Marion Crawford, title=Taquisara, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=It was still early in the morning when Elettra brought her a letter, bearing the postmark of the city, and addressed in one of those small, clear handwritings which seem naturally to belong to scholars and students. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1893, author=Joseph B. Lightfoot, title=Essays on "Supernatural Religion", chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=In some handwritings of the seventh or eighth century, where the letters have a round form, the substitution of OT for EG would be far from difficult. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1914, author=P. S. Allen, title=The Age of Erasmus, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Great libraries are only just beginning to gather up the manuscript minutiae which their books contain; to identify handwritings ; to decipher monograms; to collect facts. }}
  • Text that was written by hand.
  • Synonyms

    * (the act or process of writing done by hand) longhand * (text written by hand) manuscript

    See also

    * cursive

    Verb

    (head)
  • bibliotics

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The study of documents and handwriting in order to verify authorship or authenticity