initial

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • adjective relating to or occurring at the beginning, the first

Information & Library Science

  • adjective happening at the start of a process
  • verb to sign something using only the first letters of one’s names

Law

  • adjective happening at the beginning of something

Media Studies

  • noun the large and often decorative first letter of a verse, paragraph, page, chapter or work

Publishing

  • noun the first letter of a word or line
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