Definition of bigram in English:


Line breaks: bi¦gram
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪgram


  • A pair of consecutive written units such as letters, syllables, or words: the method of encipherment required the message to be written in bigrams
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    • However, I suspect that a scan for bigrams with quantitatively similar properties would turn up lots of unremarkable examples.
    • We now give an example of a cipher that operates on bigrams but uses only comparatively few of all possible keys.
    • The bigram "and yet" at the end of sentence, written without continuation dots, is much rarer than would be predicted given its overall frequency and the frequency of sentence-ends.

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