from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make a full written or typewritten copy of (dictated material, for example).
- transitive v. Computer Science To transfer (information) from one recording and storing system to another.
- transitive v. Music To adapt or arrange (a composition) for a voice or instrument other than the original.
- transitive v. Music To translate (a composition) from one notational system to another.
- transitive v. Music To reduce (live or recorded music) to notation.
- transitive v. To record, usually on tape, for broadcast at a later date.
- transitive v. Linguistics To represent (speech sounds) by phonetic symbols.
- transitive v. To translate or transliterate.
- transitive v. Biology To cause (DNA) to undergo transcription.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To convert a representation of language, typically speech but also sign language, etc., to another representation. The term now usually implies the conversion of speech to text by a human transcriptionist with the assistance of a computer for word processing and sometimes also for speech recognition, the process of a computer interpreting speech and converting it to text.
- v. To make such a conversion from live or recorded speech to text.
- v. To transfer data from one recording media to another.
- v. To adapt a composition for a voice or instrument other than the original; to notate live or recorded music.
- v. To cause DNA to undergo transcription.
- v. To represent speech by phonetic symbols.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To write over again, or in the same words; to copy
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To copy out in writing: as, to transcribe the text of a document; to transcribe a letter.
- In music, to arrange (a composition) for performance by a different voice or instrument from that for which it was originally written.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. rewrite in a different script
- v. convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA
- v. rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended
- v. make a phonetic transcription of
- v. write out from speech, notes, etc.
As you want news I will now transcribe from a slate where I have kept memorandums, such occurrences as this poor L — y dead place affords.
With respect to her inability to transcribe the Latin words until these had been spelled for her, she explained that she was not at all familiar with Latin. [
I love writing on other mediums because it forces me to transcribe, which is a great way to line edit while not only line editing.
Protein synthesis is the result of a complex cellular process known as transcribe a single stranded copy of itself known as messenger RNA (mRNA).
The word meaning "transcribe," that is found in the superscription to the second large collection (25-29), is peculiar to the late Hebrew, and implies that this superscription, like those of the
NEED: We are looking for a technology that can "transcribe" audio files to text.
This is the first test I've notice that Jott does take a wild transcribe which is probably the only annoyance but hey, it's free and we'll see if this can actually work.
"transcribe" well, and his bold emphatic speech, curbed to the task of reproducing the choice and pregnant sobriety of Attic style, is apt to eliminate everything but the sobriety.
"transcribe" the study's findings into legislation.
I guess I probably shouldn't just transcribe 35 pure minutes of Leonsis chatter here.
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