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.
Origin: L. Inscriptio, fr.inscribere, inscriptum, to inscribe: cf. F. Inscription. See Inscribe.
(01 Mar 1998)
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