What does inscription mean?

Definitions for inscription
ɪnˈskrɪp ʃənin·scrip·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inscription, lettering(noun)

    letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something

  2. dedication, inscription(noun)

    a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something

  3. inscription(noun)

    the activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving) letters or words

Wiktionary

  1. inscription(Noun)

    Text carved on a wall or plaque, such as a memorial or gravestone.

    Etymology: From inscriptionem (inscriptio).

  2. inscription(Noun)

    The text on a coin.

    Etymology: From inscriptionem (inscriptio).

  3. inscription(Noun)

    Words written in the front of a book as a dedication.

    Etymology: From inscriptionem (inscriptio).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inscription(noun)

    the act or process of inscribing

    Etymology: [L. inscriptio, fr. inscribere, inscriptum, to inscribe: cf. F. inscription. See Inscribe.]

  2. Inscription(noun)

    that which is inscribed; something written or engraved; especially, a word or words written or engraved on a solid substance for preservation or public inspection; as, inscriptions on monuments, pillars, coins, medals, etc

    Etymology: [L. inscriptio, fr. inscribere, inscriptum, to inscribe: cf. F. inscription. See Inscribe.]

  3. Inscription(noun)

    a line of division or intersection; as, the tendinous inscriptions, or intersections, of a muscle

    Etymology: [L. inscriptio, fr. inscribere, inscriptum, to inscribe: cf. F. inscription. See Inscribe.]

  4. Inscription(noun)

    an address, consignment, or informal dedication, as of a book to a person, as a mark of respect or an invitation of patronage

    Etymology: [L. inscriptio, fr. inscribere, inscriptum, to inscribe: cf. F. inscription. See Inscribe.]

How to pronounce inscription?

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How to say inscription in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inscription in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inscription in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of inscription in a Sentence

  1. David Gellman:

    The fact that the inscription survived is an archaeological miracle.

  2. John Kennedy:

    [ Sophisticated ] robbers could work with a corrupt diamond cutter... in one of the jewelry centers such as Antwerp, and have the [ stone ] re-cut and the laser [ inscription ] removed, and the diamond re-set, the goal is to change the weight, appearance and to some degree the shape of her diamond so it appears to be a different stone and then market it. Perhaps getting a new diamond grading report from a European lab, and not from Geological Institute of America.

  3. Veronique Martin:

    This inscription is a mystery and it is for this that we are launching the appeal, these dates correspond more or less to the years that various artillery batteries that protected Brest and notably Corbeau Fort which is right next to it.

  4. Judy Walton:

    I think about the inscription up there, 'Equal justice under law,' and I think that's the message it sends, justice isn't just for some people. It's for everybody.

  5. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    There is an inscription in history that can not be forgotten. This is suffering and sacrifice for others.

Images & Illustrations of inscription

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