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Definitions for inscription
ɪnˈskrɪp ʃənin·scrip·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inscription, letteringnoun

    letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something

  2. dedication, inscriptionnoun

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

  3. inscriptionnoun

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


  1. inscriptionnoun

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

  2. inscriptionnoun

    The text on a coin.

  3. inscriptionnoun

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

  4. Etymology: From inscriptionem (inscriptio).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inscriptionnoun

    the act or process of inscribing

  2. Inscriptionnoun

    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

  3. Inscriptionnoun

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

  4. Inscriptionnoun

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

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

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  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. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Shopping and madness is when you are in a glass cube of a mime. 2. Fast food is when you try to fart all day to make your stomach look smaller. 3. Inflation turns all goods and girls into an art museum. Let's go to the store and look at the exhibition of new products. 4. Inflation has turned materialism into an art museum, you can’t touch the inscription everywhere, there is even a marketing guide, but his words do not affect my wallet. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. David Gellman:

    The fact that the inscription survived is an archaeological miracle.

  5. 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.

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