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transcription

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noun tran·scrip·tion \tran(t)-ˈskrip-shən\

Simple Definition of transcription

  • : the act or process of making a written, printed, or typed copy of words that have been spoken

  • : a written, printed, or typed copy of words that have been spoken

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of transcription

  1. 1 :  an act, process, or instance of transcribing

  2. 2 :  copy, transcript: asa :  an arrangement of a musical composition for some instrument or voice other than the originalb :  a recording (as on magnetic tape) made especially for use in radio broadcasting

  3. 3 :  the process of constructing a messenger RNA molecule using a DNA molecule as a template with resulting transfer of genetic information to the messenger RNA — compare translation 2, reverse transcription

transcriptional play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
transcriptionally adverb

Examples of transcription in a sentence

  1. Transcription of the tapes took weeks.



1598

First Known Use of transcription

1598

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transcription

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noun tran·scrip·tion \tran(t)s-ˈkrip-shən\

Medical Definition of transcription

  1. :  the process of constructing a messenger RNA molecule using a DNA molecule as a template with resulting transfer of genetic information to the messenger RNA—compare reverse transcription, translation

transcriptional \-shnəl, -shən-əl\play adjective
transcriptionally \-ē\play adverb



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