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Definition 1: the act of making a record (especially an audio record) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where transcription or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth

Synonyms for transcription in the sense of this definition

(transcription is a kind of ...) the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it

(... is a kind of transcription ) combining audio and video recording in such a way that the sound is perfectly synchronized with the action that produced it; especially synchronizing the movements of a speaker's lips with the sound of his speech

(... is a kind of transcription ) the act of making a master recording from which copies can be made

"he received a bill for mastering the concert and making 100 copies"

(transcription is the domain which ... is member of) record with a tape recorder

(transcription is the domain which ... is member of) record before presentation, as of a broadcast

(transcription is the domain which ... is member of) make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library

(transcription is the domain which ... is member of) wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information

"Who erased the files from my hard disk?"

(transcription is the domain which ... is member of) make a record of; set down in permanent form

Definition 2: the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for transcription in the sense of this definition

(transcription is a kind of ...) musical creation

(... is a kind of transcription ) changing an arrangement

(... is a kind of transcription ) the act of arranging a piece of music for an orchestra and assigning parts to the different musical instruments

(... is a kind of transcription ) an arrangement of events that attempts to achieve a maximum effect

"the skillful orchestration of his political campaign"

Definition 3: a sound or television recording (e.g., from a broadcast to a tape recording) - [noun denoting artifact]

(transcription is a kind of ...) a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded

Definition 4: something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for transcription in the sense of this definition

(transcription is a kind of ...) communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)

(... is a kind of transcription ) a transcription from one alphabet to another

(... is a kind of transcription ) a transcription intended to represent each distinct speech sound with a separate symbol

Definition 5: (genetics) the organic process whereby the DNA sequence in a gene is copied into mRNA; the process whereby a base sequence of messenger RNA is synthesized on a template of complementary DNA - [noun denoting process]

(transcription is a kind of ...) a process occurring in living organisms

(transcription belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms

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