1 of 2 or higher terms which have identical spellings but various meanings and pronunciations, such as for instance line (some things arranged in a line), pronounced (rō), and line (a fight), pronounced (rou).
A word obtaining the same spelling as another, but an unusual pronunciation and definition.
A fictitious personality created by an author for the true purpose of writing in an alternate style.
what is heteronymous; anything having yet another title or designation from several other thing; -- against homonym.
A word having a new noise and meaning from another, however the same spelling, as lead, conduct, and lead, a metal: distinguished from homonym in a narrow sense—that is, a word having the same noise as another, however the same spelling.
yet another name of the same thing; a name within one language specifically translating a name an additional language; a linguistic synonym, having actually exactly the same meaning as several other word of another language.
two terms tend to be heteronyms if they are spelled exactly the same way but differ in pronunciation