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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Inscribe \In*scribe"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inscribed; p. pr. &
vb. n. Inscribing.] [L. inscribere. See 1st In-, and
1. To write or engrave; to mark down as something to be read;
Inscribe a verse on this relenting stone. --Pope.
2. To mark with letters, characters, or words.
O let thy once lov'd friend inscribe thy stone.
3. To assign or address to; to commend to by a short address;
to dedicate informally; as, to inscribe an ode to a
4. To imprint deeply; to impress; to stamp; as, to inscribe a
sentence on the memory.
5. (Geom.) To draw within so as to meet yet not cut the
Note: A line is inscribed in a circle, or in a sphere, when
its two ends are in the circumference of the circle, or
in the surface of the sphere. A triangle is inscribed
in another triangle, when the three angles of the
former are severally on the three sides of the latter.
A circle is inscribed in a polygon, when it touches
each side of the polygon. A sphere is inscribed in a
polyhedron, when the sphere touches each boundary plane
of the polyhedron. The latter figure in each case is
circumscribed about the former.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: written (by handwriting, printing, engraving, or carving)
on or in a surface
2: cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design";
"engraved invitations" [syn: engraved, etched, graven,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
68 Moby Thesaurus words for "inscribed":
autograph, autographic, booked, calligraphic, carved, chirographic,
creased, cursive, cut, documented, down, enchased, engraved,
engrossed, enrolled, entered, filed, flowing, furrowed, glyphic,
graphic, graphoanalytic, graphologic, graphometric, graved, graven,
grooved, holograph, holographic, impressed, imprinted, in longhand,
in shorthand, in writing, incised, indexed, insculptured, italic,
italicized, legal, lined, logged, longhand, manuscript, marked,
minuted, of record, official, on file, on paper, on record,
on the books, penciled, penned, posted, printed, recorded,
registered, running, scriptorial, scriptural, sculptured,
shorthand, stamped, stylographic, tooled, written, written down
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