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The activity or skill of marking coherent words on paper and composing text,
  1. The activity or skill of marking coherent words on paper and composing text
    • - parents want schools to concentrate on reading, writing, and arithmetic
  2. The activity or occupation of composing text for publication
    • - she made a decent living from writing
  3. Written work, esp. with regard to its style or quality
    • - the writing is straightforward and accessible
  4. Books, stories, articles, or other written works
    • - he was introduced to the writings of Gertrude Stein
  5. The Hagiographa

  6. A sequence of letters, words, or symbols marked on paper or some other surface
    • - a leather product with gold writing on it
  7. Handwriting
    • - his writing looked crabbed

  1. the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
  2. the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
  3. (usually plural) the collected work of an author; "the idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings"
  4. letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
  5. the activity of putting something in written form; "she did the thinking while he did the writing"
  6. (writings) Hagiographa: the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
  7. Writing is the representation of language in a textual medium through the use of a set of signs or symbols (known as a writing system). ...
  8. (Writings) Ketuvim or more accurately in the original Hebrew K'thubhiym (כְּתוּבִים, "writings") is the third and final section of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible), after Torah (teachings) and Nevi'im (prophets). ...
  9. (The Writer) The Writer is a monthly magazine for writers published by the Kalmbach Publishing Company of Waukesha, Wisconsin. It was first established by William H. ...
  10. (The Writer (song)) "The Writer" is the fourth single by English singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding from her debut album, Lights. It was released on 9 August 2010.
  11. (Write (Unix)) write can refer to several Unix commands. All known variations of write are used to write messages to another user. The most popular variation sends a message directly to another user's TTY.
  12. (Write()) In computer programming, a file descriptor is an abstract indicator for accessing a file. The term is generally used in POSIX operating systems. ...
  13. Graphism of symbols such as letters that express some meaning; Something written, such as a document, article or book; The process of representing a language with symbols or letters; A work of an author; The style of writing of a person; Intended for or used in writing
  14. (write) The operation of storing data, as in memory or onto disk; To form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate; To be the author of (a book, article, poem, etc. ...
  15. (Writings) A section of Jewish scripture containing various writings.  See Torah - Written Torah.
  16. The Writings are the books of the Tanak classified in Hebrew as ketubim. They are: Psalms, Proverbs, Job, the Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiates, Esther, Daniel, Ezra-Nehemiah, and Chronicles. ...
  17. (Writings) Reports some of Jefferson's documents, his correspondence, and his writing habits.
  18. (Writings) Shorthand for "Holy Writings," usually used to denote the Baha’i Holy Writings of the Bab, Baha'u'llah and Adu’l-Baha.
  19. (writings) In The Trade-Mark Cases (1879), the Court determined that for a work to be classified "under the head of writings of authors, originality is required" and that "the writings which are to be protected are the fruits of intellectual labor, embodied in the form of books, prints, ...
  20. (Write (כתב katav, Strong's #3789)) Several methods of writing were used in ancient times. Wet clay was written on with a stylus, a pointed stick. Papyrus and leather were written on with reed pens using ink. Rocks were written on with chisels. Wood was written on with sharp objects.
  21. (Write) To copy data from the main memory to a storage device, such as a disk.
  22. (Write) To insure, to underwrite, or to accept an application for insurance.
  23. (write) The recording of flux reversals onto the magnetic surface of a disk.
  24. (Write) The process of transferring data to a transponder, the internal actions of storing the data, which may also encompass the reading of data to verify the data content.
  25. (write) delete, rename, or overwrite the file (overwrite permission for parent directory needed)