in·scrip·tion /ɪnˈskrɪpʃən/ 名詞
1. The act or process of inscribing.
2. 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. Anat. A line of division or intersection; as, the tendinous inscriptions, or intersections, of a muscle.
4. An address, consignment, or informal dedication, as of a book to a person, as a mark of respect or an invitation of patronage.
n 1: letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on
something [syn: lettering]
2: a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a
photograph) dedicating it to someone or something [syn: dedication]
3: the activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving)
letters or words