The set of letters used when writing in a language. (noun)
A writing system in which letters represent phonemes. (Contrast e.g. logography, a writing system in which each character represents a word, and syllabary, in which each character represents a syllable.) (noun)
A typically finite set of distinguishable symbols. (noun)
One particular letter used in writing a language. (noun)
To designate by the letters of the alphabet; to arrange alphabetically. (verb)
Examples of word alphabet
The term alphabet is explained by the fact that the alphabetical name of the note was attached to each slide.
Draftsman Scott Teplin has released a series of limited color prints of an imaginary city where every letter of the alphabet is an architectural drawing of a building.
As McLimans says in the introduction, In a way, this alphabet is a return to picture writing.
And when I can't fall asleep, I play what I call the alphabet game.
The pronunciation of detailed and complex Chinese characters must be memorized, rather than sounded out like words in alphabet-based languages.