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Noun: transcription  tran'skrip-shun
  1. Something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation
    - written text
  2. (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
  3. A sound or television recording (e.g., from a broadcast to a tape recording)
  4. The act of arranging and adapting a piece of music
    - arrangement, arranging
  5. The act of making a record (especially an audio record)
    "she watched the transcription from a sound-proof booth";
    - recording

Derived forms: transcriptions

Type of: biological process, black and white, composing, composition, creating from raw materials, organic process, recording, written communication, written language

Encyclopedia: Transcription, genetic