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

 in·scrip·tion /ɪnˈskrɪpʃən/

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

 in·scrip·tion /ɪnˈskrɪpʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·scrip·tion n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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