Search Result for "heteronym":
1. two words are heteronyms if they are spelled the same way but differ in pronunciation;
- Example: "the word `bow' is an example of a heteronym"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Heteronym \Het"er*o*nym\, n. That which is heteronymous; a thing having a different name or designation from some other thing; -- opposed to homonym. [1913 Webster]