transcribe

Definitions

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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v transcribe convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA
    • v transcribe rewrite in a different script "The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated"
    • v transcribe make a phonetic transcription of "The anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant"
    • v transcribe write out from speech, notes, etc. "Transcribe the oral history of this tribe"
    • v transcribe rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Transcribe trăn*skrīb" To write over again, or in the same words; to copy; as, to transcribe Livy or Tacitus; to transcribe a letter.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • transcribe To copy out in writing: as, to transcribe the text of a document; to transcribe a letter.
    • transcribe In music, to arrange (a composition) for performance by a different voice or instrument from that for which it was originally written.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Transcribe tran-skrīb′ to write over from one book into another: to copy
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. transcribere, transcriptum,; trans, across, over + scribere, to write. See Scribe
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. transcribĕre, -scriptumtrans, over, scribĕre, to write.

Usage

In literature:

Then we may take and transcribe some notes.
"Double Trouble" by Herbert Quick
Julio had at least an hour's tape to transcribe, so Dad and Joe and Tom and Oscar and I went to the living room on the floor below.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
Matthew of Paris transcribed and edited the work of his two predecessors, and continued the history from 1235 to 1259.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Albans" by Thomas Perkins
It is the only song which we have transcribed from his volume, published in 1841.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume IV." by Various
The last letter which, with the exception of a very short note, I ever received from her, I shall now transcribe.
"The Dairyman's Daughter" by Legh Richmond
I've assigned several men to help him, and they should have it transcribed soon.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
The last letter which, with the exception of a very short note, I ever received from her, I shall now transcribe.
"The Annals of the Poor" by Legh Richmond
He inquired about the Runic Stones, which he continually transcribed.
"George Borrow and His Circle" by Clement King Shorter
Annie, at her father's request, played while we all sang his favorite evening hymn, which I here transcribe.
"Evenings at Donaldson Manor" by Maria J. McIntosh
As the tale differs in some particulars from that already given, I will transcribe it.
"Welsh Folk-Lore a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales" by Elias Owen
Transcriber's note: This table has been reproduced exactly as in the original.
"Continental Monthly , Vol. 5, No. 6, June, 1864" by Various
In the second, it could not be transcribed; and in the third, it was all a deal too sacred.
"Lords of the North" by A. C. Laut
These you cannot photograph nor transcribe.
"Short Story Writing" by Charles Raymond Barrett
I transcribe another paragraph from an old letter.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862" by Various
But we need not transcribe further this overwhelming document.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
In no former age had finer copies of books been produced; in none had so many been transcribed.
"History of the English People, Volume III (of 8)" by John Richard Green
This bundle of papers," (and he took a packet from his wallet and placed in my hand), "must be transcribed to-night.
"The Monctons: A Novel, Volume I" by Susanna Moodie
Normally requests were received on paper and had to be transcribed.
"Mezzerow Loves Company" by Floyd L. Wallace
It is the only song which we have transcribed from his volume, published in 1841.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
I will transcribe a few lines exactly as they occur, only not using the black-letter.
"Notes and Queries, Number 201, September 3, 1853" by Various
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In poetry:

She wrote of Mercy: 'She was loth
Too hard to goad a foe.'
He stamped, as when men drive an oath
Devils transcribe below.
"Archduchess Anne" by George Meredith
For I would pen, engross, indite,
Transcribe, set forth, compose, address,
Record, submit--yea, even write
An ode, an elegy to bless--
"To A Thesaurus" by Franklin Pierce Adams

In news:

Speak and these apps will listen and transcribe .
Manila teacher's article to be transcribed in Russian for publication.
Federal Transcriber William Reckert Dies.
The class will cover skill development in transcribing machine-dictated material into useable documents.
" But, as transcribed by Mr Pinksy, Mr Roeland, I think, sings best, "Malla walla tella bella.
I've also been extremely pleased with the smartphone apps Dragon Go for search and other Web functions, as well Dragon Dictation for transcribing.
Joan Becker of Laureldale has transcribed daily diaries that her mother, Sarah Bankes, seen in a photo on Becker's desk, wrote from 1931 to 1941.
Recently I had reason to get some audio transcribed using Amazon.com's Mechanical Turk service.
The man lives in Mahmudiya and this was spoken (and transcribed) on 9/16.
MacSpeech Scribe transcribes your voice recordings.
Since they don't have a Google Translator that goes from Ghetto to English, lucky for you, I'm more than qualified to transcribe compositions of this lyrical nature.
The State Department hasn't posted a link to its daily press briefing yet, but I'll paste the transcribed text at the bottom of this post so you can get a sense of how much the administration is squirming over this issue.
Translated and transcribed, they are the basis of this book.
Following are excerpts from a televised question-and-answer session with President Clinton in Southfield, Mich. And studio audiences there and in three other cities, as transcribed by The New York Times: CLINTON.
Transcript will be updated throughout the vice presidential debate, as the transcribed portions become available.
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In science:

In lattice QCD, QCD is transcribed to a lattice and the resulting equations are solved numerically on a computer.
Meson and Baryon Spectroscopy on a Lattice
The continuum QCD Lagrangian is transcribed to the lattice using “clever” finite difference techniques.
Meson and Baryon Spectroscopy on a Lattice
The theoretical complications with transcribing the Dirac operator to the lattice are reviewed in many places [20, 17].
Meson and Baryon Spectroscopy on a Lattice
We also extracted terms from transcribed queries using the same method.
Building a Test Collection for Speech-Driven Web Retrieval
For the simple case of the torus universe, these steps can be transcribed almost directly to the quantum theories.
Quantum Gravity in 2+1 Dimensions: The Case of a Closed Universe
The first axiom transcribes the directly oriented second Reidemeister move.
Virtual Biquandles
The second axiom transcribes the reverse oriented Reidemeister move.
Virtual Biquandles
The fourth axiom transcribes the first Reidemeister move.
Virtual Biquandles
Instead, we shall transcribe the Bethe-Salpeter equation from the momentum-frequency to the position-time domain, in which it is easier to make an informed guess for the expected behavior of the solution.
Decoherence in weak localization II: Bethe-Salpeter calculation of Cooperon
One solution to this data bottleneck would presumably be to increase funding for the data centres to enable them to employ more staff to transcribe and interpret the journal data, but the finite resources available make this option unlikely.
Astronomical Data Management
Consider a particle in the material that transcribes a path around the dislocation.
Finite temperature corrections and embedded strings in noncommutative geometry and the standard model with neutrino mixing
Each gene was represented by a node that has two possible states, “on” (corresponding to a gene that is being transcribed) and “off ” (corresponding to a gene that is not being transcribed).
Random Boolean Networks
In this application each gene is represented by one or more probes that will hybridize with the RNA transcribed from that gene.
A statistical framework for the analysis of microarray probe-level data
In a partially automated scenario, NLP techniques can be used to analyze small number of related documents and generate a tentative bridge view of the information. This tentative version is then inspected and modified by a transcriber, thus making the role of a transcriber more like an editor.
A theoretical foundation for building Knowledge-work Support Systems
Smallest time lag in availability can be achieved if the documents are transcribed immediately after they become available. However, depending on the requirement and resource constraints various strategies for scheduling the transcription of the documents can be developed.
A theoretical foundation for building Knowledge-work Support Systems
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