[ US /ˌɪnsˈkɹɪpʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɪnskɹˈɪpʃən/ ]
  1. a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something
  2. letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something
  3. the activity of inscribing (especially carving or engraving) letters or words
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How To Use inscription In A Sentence

  • The ancient Egyptian language was written and spoken for two-thirds of recorded human history, and a great volume of economic and legal records are preserved in papyri and inscriptions, including some spectacular documents that go back to 2000 B.C. Beyond the Pharaohs
  • Here were found a number of statues bearing cuniform inscriptions, Hittite inscriptions and two long Aramean inscriptions of the VIII or IX century B.C. M. Helévy, the well-known French Orientalist, was sent by the The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1
  • The statue's pedestal bears an inscription that reads ‘Love.’
  • Other inscriptions discovered are Sanskrit mantras transliterated in Tulu script.
  • The inscription on the stone, shown below, notes the political and constitutional importance of the case. America Past and Present
  • Under the editorship of Professor Robert L. Cleve, PhD, OAF, KCR, the issue begins with his outstanding study of the inscriptions and illustrations from the 1937 issue of postage stamps from the Italian Kingdom celebrating the bimillenary of the birth of the Emperor Augustus.
  • The goddess Anahita, first mentioned in an inscription of Artaxerxes II, and described only in the late Fifth Yasht, appears to have been originally Introduction to the History of Religions Handbooks on the History of Religions, Volume IV
  • The velarium, or awning, is advertised in all the inscriptions yet found which give notice of public games. Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life
  • An inscription in the sacristy of the church states that it was made by a devout Minorite of wood from the Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan
  • The last datable examples of ancient Egyptian writing are found on the island of Philae, where a hieroglyphic temple inscription was carved in AD 394 and where a piece of demotic graffiti has been dated to 450 AD.
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