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inscribing, present participle; inscribed, past tense; inscribed, past participle; inscribes, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Write or carve (words or symbols) on something, esp. as a formal or permanent record
    • - his name was inscribed on the new silver trophy
  2. Mark (an object) with characters
    • - the memorial is inscribed with ten names
    • - an inscribed watch
  3. Write an informal dedication to someone in or on (a book)
    • - he inscribed the first copy “To my dearest grandmother.”
  4. Enter the name of (someone) on a list or in a book; enroll

  5. Draw (a figure) within another so that their boundaries touch but do not intersect
    • - a regular polygon inscribed in a circle

  1. scratch: carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree"
  2. enroll: register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
  3. draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
  4. write, engrave, or print as a lasting record
  5. autograph: mark with one's signature; "The author autographed his book"
  6. code: convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons"
  7. address, (a work of literature) in a style less formal than a dedication
  8. (inscribed) written (by handwriting, printing, engraving, or carving) on or in a surface
  9. In geometry, an inscribe planar shape or solid is one that is enclosed by and "fits snugly" inside another geometric shape or solid. Specifically, at all points where figures meet, their edges must lie tangent. ...
  10. To write or cut words onto something, especially a hard surface; to engrave; To draw a circle, sphere, etc. inside a polygon, polyhedron, etc. and tangent to all its sides
  11. (INSCRIBED) Signed by the author or someone associated with book, but with more wording than simply a signature.
  12. (Inscribed) (sometimes referred to as a presentation copy) means the author has signed the book to a particular person, and may have written some additional lines.
  13. (Inscribed) A shape drawn inside a circle.
  14. (Inscribed) Added to by hand, usually in reference to authors autograph
  15. (Inscribed) a figure drawn inside a circle or other figure, with all the points of the inner figure touching the outer figure
  16. To write, print, carve, or engrave (words or letters) on or in a surface. To mark or engrave (a surface) with words or letters.
  17. Write a call number inside (or on the cover of, etc.) a bibliographic item. May be combined with cataloger's initials and instructions for circulation (C-circulate; Non-C or BUO- Building use only)
  18. Contain within a shape, touching it at various points.
  19. A polygon is said to be inscribed in a circle when all its vertices are in the circumference of the circle ; and a circle is said to be inscribed in a polygon when the circumference of the circle is touched by each side of the polygon.
  20. (verb): to write or cut (words, a name, etc.) on something + on or in ▪ The winner’s name is inscribed on the trophy.
  21. To draw a figure within another so that their boundaries touch but do not intersect.