That which is heteronymous; a thing having a different name or designation from some other thing; -- opposed to homonym.
two words are heteronyms if they are spelled the same way but differ in pronunciation (e.g. `bow')
a kind of homonym
a poem in which no two adjacent lines or sentences share a word in common
a word having the same spelling as another, but a different sound and meaning, as opposed to a homonym and a synonym
a word that has different meanings depending on the pronunciation
a word that has the same spelling as another word but with a different pronunciation and meaning
See under Homonym