Ligature vs Ligatureless - What's the difference?
As a verb ligature
As an adjective ligatureless is
(uncountable) The act of tying or binding something.
(countable) A cord or similar thing used to tie something; especially the thread used in surgery to close a vessel or duct.
A thread or wire used to remove tumours, etc.
The state of being bound or stiffened; stiffness.
(countable, typography) A character that visually combines multiple letters, such as ; also logotype. Sometimes called a typographic ligature.
(countable, music) A group of notes played as a phrase, or the curved line that indicates such a phrase.
(music) A curve or line connecting notes; a slur.
(countable) A piece used to hold a reed to the mouthpiece on woodwind instruments.
Impotence caused by magic or charms.
- the ligature of a joint
(surgery) To ligate; to tie.
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