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tran·scrip·tion ( P ) Pronunciation
- The act or process of transcribing.
- Something that has been transcribed, especially:
- Music. An adaptation of a
- A recorded radio or television
- Linguistics. A
representation of speech sounds in phonetic
tran·scription·al adj. (Transcription as an adjective)
tran·scription·al·ly adv. (An adverb formof Transcription)
Source: The American
Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Main Entry: tran·scrip·tion (transcription)
: the process of constructing a messenger RNA molecule
using a DNA molecule as a template with resulting transfer of
genetic information to the messenger RNA —compare REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION, TRANSLATION —tran·scrip·tion·al /-shn&l, -sh&n-&l/ adjective —tran·scrip·tion·al·ly /-E/ adverb
Medical Dictionary, © 2002 Merriam-Webster, Inc.
n. [Cf. F. transcription, L. transcriptio a transfer.] 1. The
act or process of transcribing, or copying; as, corruptions
creep into books by repeated transcriptions.
2. A copy; a transcript. --Walton.
3. (Mus.) An arrangement of a composition for some other
instrument or voice than that for which it was originally
written, as the translating of a song, a vocal or instrumental
quartet, or even an orchestral work, into a piece for the piano;
an adaptation; an arrangement; -- a name applied by modern
composers for the piano to a more or less fanciful and ornate
reproduction on their own instrument of a song or other piece
not originally intended for it; as, Liszt's transcriptions of
songs by Schubert.
| Source: Webster's Revised
Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
n 1: something written, especially copied
from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of
dictation [syn: written text] 2: (genetics) the organic process whereby the
DNA sequence in a gene is copied into mRNA; the process whereby
a base sequence of messenger RNA is synthesized on a template of
complementary DNA 3: a sound or television recording (e.g., from
a broadcast to a tape recording) 4: the act of arranging and
adapting a piece of music [syn: arrangement, arranging] 5: the act of making a record (especially an
audio record); "she watched the recording from a sound-proof
booth" [syn: recording]
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2003 Princeton University
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