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inscriptions, plural;
  1. Words inscribed, as on a monument or in a book
    • - the inscription on her headstone
  2. The action of inscribing something
    • - the inscription of memorable utterances on durable materials

  1. letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something
  2. dedication: a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something
  3. the activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving) letters or words
  4. (inscribe) 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"
  5. (inscribe) enroll: register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
  6. (inscribe) draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
  7. Epigraphy (from the ἐπιγραφή epi-graphē, literally "on-writing", is the study of s or s as writing; that is, the science of identifying the graphemes and of classifying their use as to cultural context and date, elucidating their meaning and assessing what conclusions can be deduced concerning ...
  8. (Inscribed) 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. ...
  9. InScript (Indian Script) is the standard keyboard for Indian scripts. It is a touch typing keyboard layout for computer. This keyboard layout is standardized by Government of India for inputting Indic text. It was developed by C-DAC, an India based software company. ...
  10. (InScript (JavaScript engine)) InScript is a closed-source library providing an ECMAScript engine for ECMA-262 3ed, written in C++ (and some Java classes for LiveConnect). It was used by the web browser iCab 2 and 3. ICab 4 uses the Webkit layout engine with the ECMAScript engine JavaScriptCore.
  11. Text carved on a wall or plaque, such as a memorial or gravestone; The text on a coin; Words written in the front of a book as a dedication
  12. (inscribe) 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
  13. (Inscriptions) Writing contained in a book which is totally unconnected with the author or any other famous person; usually the name or a note written by a previous owner. This can be detrimental to the collectability of the book.
  14. (INSCRIPTIONS) Once the IMPRESSIONS of a PRINT have left the PRESS they may still be subject to variation. The artist may decide to sign them or mark them with one of a number of INSCRIPTIONS. This term refers to any writing on a print or its margin that is not a signature. ...
  15. (Inscriptions) McCahon’s signature, as well as the work’s date, title, dedication, or any other inscriptions are recorded as exactly as possible.
  16. Inscriptions are usually found around the portrait or devices of the medal or may also be in the exergue.  Most often the inscriptions are in Latin; otherwise they are generally written in the language of the country from which the medal originates. ...
  17. (Inscribe) To write, print, carve, or engrave (words or letters) on or in a surface. To mark or engrave (a surface) with words or letters.
  18. (Inscribe) 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.
  19. (Inscribe) Contain within a shape, touching it at various points.
  20. (Inscribe) To draw a figure within another so that their boundaries touch but do not intersect.
  21. (Inscribe) 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)
  22. (inscribe) (verb): to write or cut (words, a name, etc.) on something + on or in ▪ The winner’s name is inscribed on the trophy.
  23. (INSCRIBED) Signed by the author or someone associated with book, but with more wording than simply a signature.
  24. (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.
  25. (Inscribed) A shape drawn inside a circle.