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Lettering vs. Inscription

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Letteringnoun

Written text, especially when printed.

‘The lettering on the sign made it clear that intruders were unwelcome.’;

Inscriptionnoun

The act of inscribing.

Letteringnoun

The act or business of making, or marking with, letters, as by cutting or painting.

Inscriptionnoun

Text carved on a wall or plaque, such as a memorial or gravestone.

Letteringnoun

The letters made; as, the lettering of a sign.

Inscriptionnoun

The text on a coin.

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Letteringnoun

letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something

Inscriptionnoun

Words written in the front of a book as a dedication.

Lettering

Lettering is an umbrella term that covers the art of drawing letters, instead of simply writing them. Lettering is considered an art form, where each letter in a phrase or quote acts as an illustration.

Inscriptionnoun

The act or process of inscribing.

Inscriptionnoun

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.

Inscriptionnoun

A line of division or intersection; as, the tendinous inscriptions, or intersections, of a muscle.

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Inscriptionnoun

An address, consignment, or informal dedication, as of a book to a person, as a mark of respect or an invitation of patronage.

Inscriptionnoun

letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something

Inscriptionnoun

a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something

Inscriptionnoun

the activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving) letters or words

Inscriptionnoun

a thing inscribed, as on a monument or in a book

‘the inscription on her headstone’;

Inscriptionnoun

the action of inscribing something

‘the inscription of memorable utterances on durable materials’;

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