Definition of Pitman, Sir Isaac in English:

Pitman, Sir Isaac

Line breaks: Sir Isaac Pit¦man
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪtmən
 
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( 1813–97), English inventor of a shorthand system, published as Stenographic Sound Hand (1837). Pitman shorthand is still widely used in the UK and elsewhere.

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