inscribe inscribe  /ɪn ˈskraɪb/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
  2. (v) register formally as a participant or member
  3. (v) draw within a figure so as to touch in as many places as possible
  4. (v) write, engrave, or print as a lasting record
  5. (v) mark with one's signature
  6. (v) convert ordinary language into code
  7. (v) address, (a work of literature) in a style less formal than a dedication

Usage(s):

  1. It has patented a device that uses a laser beam to inscribe gems with a trademark and seven-digit number that is visible only under magnification.
  2. It has patented a device that uses a laser beam to inscribe gems with a trademark and seven-digit number that is visible only under magnification.
  3. Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka personally took writing brush in hand to inscribe ten poetic characters.

News

  • Love Locks spread to Seattle sweethearts

    UNIVERSITY PLACE — Sweethearts wanting to proclaim their undying love via “love locks” are taking over the Chambers Creek pedestrian bridge. It’s a romantic gesture where people inscribe a padlock with their name and usually a date or special message …
    on August 9, 2013     Source: Q13 FOX Seattle

Quotes

  1. "Actually, that one is Jerry West," Frank explained. "They just forgot to inscribe it. I got another one: 'If what you did yesterday looks great, you didn't do much today.'" "Hell, no. Or that one I used on media day: What is coaching?...
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Lawrence Frank Source: NJ.com (blog)

  2. "When I accepted the job, I asked myself, what can I bring personally, what in my story can I inscribe in the history of the NAC French theatre," Mouawad says, over the phone from Ottawa.
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Wajdi Mouawad Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "We can inscribe their names in our minds, as if inscribed in granite, and honor them by saying aloud their names in the peaceful days ahead when we reflect on the good life and upon how it came to be," Beutler said.
    on Jun 24, 2007 By: Chris Beutler Source: Beatrice Daily Sun

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