Definitions of transcription

  1. a recording (e.g., from broadcast to tape recording) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. a sound or television recording (e.g., from a broadcast to a tape recording) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. An arrangement of a composition for some other instrument or voice than that for which it was originally written, as the translating of a song, a vocal or instrumental quartet, or even an orchestral work, into a piece for the piano; an adaptation; an arrangement; -- a name applied by modern composers for the piano to a more or less fanciful and ornate reproduction on their own instrument of a song or other piece not originally intended for it; as, Liszt's transcriptions of songs by Schubert. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A copy; the act of copying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The act of copying: a transcript: a copy. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Act of copying; copy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A copying; transcript. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The act of copying; a copy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The act of copying. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for transcription

  1. Other transcription notes appear at the end of this e- text. – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  2. Keating's accuracy in matters of fact and transcription however, is daily becoming more apparent. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack