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Transcription vs. Transcribe

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Transcriptionnoun

The act or process of transcribing.

Transcribeverb

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.

Transcriptionnoun

Something that has been transcribed, including:

Transcribeverb

(dictation) To make such a conversion from live or recorded speech to text.

‘The doctor made several recordings today which she will transcribe into medical reports tomorrow.’;

Transcriptionnoun

(music) An adaptation of a composition.

‘These frame tale interludes frequently include transcriptions of Italian folk songs.’;

Transcribeverb

(computing) To transfer data from one recording medium to another.

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Transcriptionnoun

(broadcasting) A recorded radio or television programme.

Transcribeverb

(music) To adapt a composition for a voice or instrument other than the original; to notate live or recorded music.

Transcriptionnoun

(linguistics) A representation of speech sounds as phonetic symbols.

Transcribeverb

(biochemistry) To cause DNA to undergo transcription.

Transcriptionnoun

(obsolete) A written document.

Transcribeverb

(linguistics) To represent speech by phonetic symbols.

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Transcriptionnoun

(genetics) The synthesis of RNA under the direction of DNA.

Transcribeverb

To write over again, or in the same words; to copy; as, to transcribe Livy or Tacitus; to transcribe a letter.

Transcriptionnoun

The act or process of transcribing, or copying; as, corruptions creep into books by repeated transcriptions.

Transcribeverb

write out from speech, notes, etc.;

‘Transcribe the oral history of this tribe’;

Transcriptionnoun

A copy; a transcript.

Transcribeverb

rewrite in a different script;

‘The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated’;

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Transcriptionnoun

An arrangement of a composition for some other instrument or voice than that for which it was originally written, as the translating of a song, a vocal or instrumental quartet, or even an orchestral work, into a piece for the piano; an adaptation; an arrangement; - a name applied by modern composers for the piano to a more or less fanciful and ornate reproduction on their own instrument of a song or other piece not originally intended for it; as, Liszt's transcriptions of songs by Schubert.

Transcribeverb

rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended

Transcriptionnoun

something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation

Transcribeverb

make a phonetic transcription of;

‘The anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant’;

Transcriptionnoun

(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

Transcribeverb

convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA

Transcriptionnoun

a sound or television recording (e.g., from a broadcast to a tape recording)

Transcriptionnoun

the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music

Transcriptionnoun

the act of making a record (especially an audio record);

‘she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth’;

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