inscription inscription  /ɪn ˈskrɪp ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something
  2. (n) a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something
  3. (n) the activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving) letters or words

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Chiseled into a crude stone tablet in the language of the ancient Phoenicians, the mysterious inscription has tantalized scholars for nearly a century.
  2. Some minimalists tried to argue that the inscription might have been misread, but most experts believe Biran and Naveh got it right.
  3. Its inscription, as with most Semitic writing, starts on the right.

News

  1. Lounor Exploration Inc. - Press release

    Inscription (TSXV = LO  Francfort = LE2A) ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, June 28, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Lounor Exploration Inc . announces that due to the current difficult markets for junior exploration companies, ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Bible with inscription from Albert Einstein and his wife goes for $68,500 at auction

    A bible with an inscription written by Nobel Prize winner Albert Einstein has gone for $68,500 at auction in New York City on Tuesday over 80 years after the inscription was written. read more
    on June 28, 2013     Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

  3. Einstein's Bible Auctioned Off

    A Bible with an inscription from Albert Einstein was sold at auction by Bonhams in New York City for $68,500. The Bible's final price far exceeds its pre-sale estimate of between $1,500 and $2,500.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "The bombs that are falling on us, they have an inscription on them: This is for NATO. This is for the US," Saakashvili told CNN.
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Mikhail Saakashvili Source: FOXNews

  2. "If Ottawa is ready to open the debate on spending power, (Quebec's) national assembly should have an initiative to facilitate its inscription in the Canadian Constitution," Dumont told supporters Saturday.
    on Apr 14, 2007 By: Mario Dumont Source: Canada.com

  3. "It's got a personal inscription," Woods said. "It's at home in my bedroom, sitting right there."
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: USA Today

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