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Books vs. Manuscript

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Books

A set of written, printed, or blank pages fastened along one side and encased between protective covers.
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Manuscript

A manuscript (abbreviated MS for singular and MSS for plural) was, traditionally, any document written by hand – or, once practical typewriters became available, typewritten – as opposed to mechanically printed or reproduced in some indirect or automated way. More recently, the term has come to be understood to further include any written, typed, or word-processed copy of an author's work, as distinguished from its rendition as a printed version of the same.
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Books

An e-book or other electronic resource structured like a book.
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Manuscript

A book, document, or piece of music written by hand rather than typed or printed
Early Gothic manuscripts
An illuminated manuscript
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Books

A printed or written literary work
Did you ever finish writing that book?.
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Manuscript

A handwritten book, poem, or other document, or a collection of such handwritten documents bound together
The contents of the manuscript include a romance and a saint's life.
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Books

A main division of a larger printed or written work
A book of the Old Testament.
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Manuscript

A version of a book, article, or other work before being published or prepared for publication
The author submitted the manuscript as a text file.
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Books

A volume in which financial or business transactions are recorded.
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Manuscript

Handwriting, especially in contrast to print
Her last poems were left in manuscript.
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Books

Books Financial or business records considered as a group
Checked the expenditures on the books.
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Manuscript

Handwritten, or by extension manually typewritten, as opposed to being mechanically reproduced.
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Books

A libretto.
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Manuscript

A book, composition or any other document, written by hand (or manually typewritten), not mechanically reproduced.
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Books

The script of a play.
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Manuscript

A single, original copy of a book, article, composition etc, written by hand or even printed, submitted as original for (copy-editing and) reproductive publication.
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Books

The Bible.
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Manuscript

Written with or by the hand; not printed; as, a manuscript volume.
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Books

The Koran.
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Manuscript

An original literary or musical composition written by the author, formerly with the hand, now usually by typewriter or word processor. It is contrasted with a printed copy.
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Books

A set of prescribed standards or rules on which decisions are based
Runs the company by the book.
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Manuscript

Writing, as opposed to print; as, the book exists only in manuscript.
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Books

Something regarded as a source of knowledge or understanding.
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Manuscript

The form of a literary work submitted for publication
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Books

The total amount of experience, knowledge, understanding, and skill that can be used in solving a problem or performing a task
We used every trick in the book to finish the project on schedule.
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Manuscript

Handwritten book or document
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Books

(Informal) Factual information, especially of a private nature
What's the book on him?.
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Books

A pack of like or similar items bound together
A book of matches.
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Books

A record of bets placed on a race.
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Books

(Games) The number of card tricks needed before any tricks can have scoring value, as the first six tricks taken by the declaring side in bridge.
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Books

To arrange for or purchase (tickets or lodgings, for example) in advance; reserve.
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Books

To arrange a reservation, as for a hotel room, for (someone)
Book me into the best hotel in town.
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Books

To hire or engage
Booked a band for Saturday night.
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Books

To list or register in a book
Booked the revenue from last month's sales.
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Books

To list or record appointments or engagements in
A calendar that was booked solid on Tuesday.
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Books

To record information about (a suspected offender) after arrest in preparation for arraignment, usually including a criminal history search, fingerprinting, and photographing.
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Books

(Sports) To record the flagrant fouls of (a player) for possible disciplinary action, as in soccer.
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Books

To designate a time for; schedule
Let's book a meeting for next month.
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Books

To be hired for or engaged in
The actor has booked his next movie with that director.
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Books

To make a reservation
Book early if you want good seats.
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Books

Of or relating to knowledge learned from books rather than actual experience
Has book smarts but not street smarts.
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Books

Appearing in a company's financial records
Book profits.
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Books

Plural of book
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Books

(accounting) Accounting records.
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