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Definition of Inscription


  1. The act or process of inscribing.
  2. That which is inscribed; something written or engraved; especially, a word or words written or engraved on a solid substance for preservation or public inspection; as, inscriptions on monuments, pillars, coins, medals, etc.
  3. A line of division or intersection; as, the tendinous inscriptions, or intersections, of a muscle.
  4. An address, consignment, or informal dedication, as of a book to a person, as a mark of respect or an invitation of patronage.

Inscription Quotations

They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, 'Can he name a kitten?'
Samuel Butler

I love you is the inscription on Pandora's box.
Mason Cooley

Making a mix CD - albeit slightly old school - is generally a pretty cool gift and something I like to receive, or giving someone a book that moved you. Writing an inscription inside makes it even better.
Ryan Reynolds

Let there be no inscription upon my tomb; let no man write my epitaph: no man can write my epitaph.
Robert Emmet

I found in one of the tombs an inscription saying, 'If you touch my tomb, you will be eaten by a crocodile and hippopotamus.' It doesn't mean the hippo will eat you, it means the person really wanted his tomb to be protected.
Zahi Hawass
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Inscription Translations

inscription in Dutch is inscriptie
inscription in German is Aufschrift {f}, Eintrag
inscription in Italian is iscrizione
inscription in Norwegian is inngravering, innskripsjon
inscription in Swedish is inskrift
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