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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that writes, engraves, prints, or otherwise sets down (as characters, symbols, words, or a text) especially so as to form a lasting or public record.

Usage examples (13)
  • Commander Kyser narrowed his eyes as the automatic inscriber began to tick.
  • The inscriber clearly meant others to discover his same feeling of gratitude.
  • The facetiousness of the orthography was a parody of English spelling caprices, smartly perceived by the probably juvenile inscriber.
  • Judge Pyncheon of to-day, neither clergyman, nor legal critic, nor inscriber of tombstones, nor historian of general or local politics, would venture a word against this... for more
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