typescript

noun
type·​script | \ ˈtīp-ˌskript How to pronounce typescript (audio) \

Definition of typescript

: a typewritten manuscript especially : one intended for use as printer's copy

Examples of typescript in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The result is a sumptuous scrapbook of photographs, magazine covers, artwork and hundreds of articles, letters and typescripts, everything beautifully held together by the Ritters’ concise but enthralling text. Michael Dirda, Washington Post, "‘The Visual History of Science Fiction Fandom’ beautifully demonstrates the evolution of a genre," 4 Mar. 2020 Two Versions—contains the 1973 published version as well as the original 1972 draft Lowell had sent to friends, reproduced from a typescript made by Bidart (who had gone to England to assist Lowell in editing and sequencing the poems). Helen Vendler, Harper's magazine, "Dearest Lizzie," 20 Jan. 2020 The more than 200 items displayed at NYPL—in addition to the typescripts, the selection features family photographs, correspondence, a film projector and various personal effects—are on loan from the J.D. Salinger Literary Trust. Andrea Michelson, Smithsonian, "Get a Rare Peek Into the Life of Reclusive Writer J.D. Salinger," 22 Oct. 2019 Those items made the trip from California to Indiana in 2013 in a 53-foot moving van that also included a cache of Bradbury’s typescripts and other documents donated by his long-time friend and principal bibliographer, Donn Albright. Rick Callahan, Indianapolis Star, "Author Ray Bradbury’s papers set for preservation at IUPUI," 16 Apr. 2018 Those items made the trip from California to Indiana in 2013 in a 53-foot moving van that also included a cache of Bradbury’s typescripts and other documents donated by his long-time friend and principal bibliographer, Donn Albright. Rick Callahan, Indianapolis Star, "Author Ray Bradbury’s papers set for preservation at IUPUI," 16 Apr. 2018 Those items made the trip from California to Indiana in 2013 in a 53-foot moving van that also included a cache of Bradbury’s typescripts and other documents donated by his long-time friend and principal bibliographer, Donn Albright. Rick Callahan, Indianapolis Star, "Author Ray Bradbury’s papers set for preservation at IUPUI," 16 Apr. 2018 Those items made the trip from California to Indiana in 2013 in a 53-foot moving van that also included a cache of Bradbury’s typescripts and other documents donated by his long-time friend and principal bibliographer, Donn Albright. Rick Callahan, Indianapolis Star, "Author Ray Bradbury’s papers set for preservation at IUPUI," 16 Apr. 2018 Those items made the trip from California to Indiana in 2013 in a 53-foot moving van that also included a cache of Bradbury’s typescripts and other documents donated by his long-time friend and principal bibliographer, Donn Albright. Rick Callahan, Indianapolis Star, "Author Ray Bradbury’s papers set for preservation at IUPUI," 16 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of typescript

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for typescript

type + manuscript

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“Typescript.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/typescript. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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