Scription

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Scription a handwriting
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. escript—L. scriptumscribĕre, to write.

Usage

In literature:

As I shall write and deposit as I have opportunity, the formality of super and sub-scription will be excused.
"Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
He didn't jest come in and write a 'scription fur somebody to take to a drug store.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part 1" by Work Projects Administration
The scription is in red and black letters, alternately.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
The scription of this old MS. is in a thick, lower case, roman letter.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Johannis Caii Angli De Pronunciatione Graecae et Latinae linguae cum scriptione noua libellus.
"A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898" by Henry R. Plomer
The d'scription seemed to fit so well.
"Heart of Gold" by Ruth Alberta Brown
Why did you forget to leave the 'scription for my tonic yesterday?
"That Little Beggar" by E. King Hall
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In science:

There is no restriction on the occurrences of this kind of annotated fluents: they might be used in all laws of a domain de scription.
Multi-valued Action Languages in CLP(FD)
In this regime, wave –particle interactions can damp compre ssive fluctuations via Barnes damping (§ 6.2.2), so kinetic de scription becomes essential.
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
Eq. (35) and Eq. (36), we give a more quantitative de scription of these maps.
O-operators on associative algebras and dendriform algebras
Eq. (35) and Eq. (36), we give a more quantitative de scription of these maps.
O-operators on associative algebras and dendriform algebras
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Derived rules for predicative set theory: an application of sheaves
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