HyperDic: inscription

English > 3 senses of the word inscription:
NOUNcommunicationinscription, letteringletters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something
communicationinscription, dedicationa short / short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something
actinscriptionthe activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving) letters or words
inscription > pronunciation
Soundsihnskrih'pshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > inscription: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningletters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something.
Synonymlettering
NarrowerepigraphAn engraved inscription
epitaphAn inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there
superscriptionAn inscription written above something else
Broaderwriting, written material, piece of writingThe work of a writer
Spanishinscripción
Catalaninscripció
Adjectivesinscriptiveof or relating to an inscription
English > inscription: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA short / short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something.
Synonymdedication
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
photography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
BroadermessageA communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
Spanishdedicatoria
Catalandedicatòria
English > inscription: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving) letters or words.
NarrowersuperscriptionThe activity of superscribing / superscribing
Broaderwriting, committal to writingThe activity of putting something in written form
Verbsinscribewrite, engrave, or print as a lasting record

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