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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tran·scrip·tion /træn(t)ˈskrɪpʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tran·scrip·tion /træn(t)sˈkrɪpʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tran·scrip·tion n.
 1. The act or process of transcribing, or copying; as, corruptions creep into books by repeated transcriptions.
 2. A copy; a transcript.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: something written, especially copied from one medium to
           another, as a typewritten version of dictation [syn: written
      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,
      5: the act of making a record (especially an audio record);
         "she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth" [syn: