Definition of Inscription. Meaning of Inscription. Synonyms of Inscription

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Definition of Inscription

Inscription
Inscription In*scrip"tion, n. [L. inscriptio, fr. inscribere, inscriptum, to inscribe: cf. F. inscription. See Inscribe.] 1. The act or process of inscribing. 2. 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. 3. (Anat.) A line of division or intersection; as, the tendinous inscriptions, or intersections, of a muscle. 4. An address, consignment, or informal dedication, as of a book to a person, as a mark of respect or an invitation of patronage.

Meaning of Inscription from wikipedia

- Epigraphy (from Ancient Gr**** ἐπιγραφή (epigraphḗ) 'inscription') is the study of inscriptions, or epigraphs, as writing; it is the science of identifying...
- The Sitovo inscription is an inscription that has yet to be satisfactorily translated. It was discovered in 1928 by an archaeological expedition led by...
- Behistun Inscription (also Bisotun, Bistun or Bisutun; Persian: بیستون, Old Persian: Bagastana, meaning "the place of god") is a multilingual inscription and...
- The Halmidi inscription is the oldest known Kannada language inscription in the Kadamba script. While estimates vary slightly, the inscription is often dated...
- About 25,000 inscriptions found in Karnataka belongs to Kannada rulers like Kadambas, Western Ganga Dynasty, Rashtrakuta, Chalukya, Hoysala and Vijayanagara...
- The Siloam inscription or Shiloah inscription (Hebrew: כתובת השילוח, or Silwan inscription,) known as KAI 189, is a Hebrew inscription found in the Siloam...
- The Çineköy inscription is an ancient bilingual inscription, written in Hieroglyphic Luwian and Phoenician languages. The inscription is dated to the...
- containing later inscriptions attributed to the Gupta emperor Samudragupta (4th century CE). Also engraved on the stone are inscriptions by the Mughal emperor...
- The DNa inscription of Achaemenid Emperor Darius I (abbreviation for "Darius Naqsh-e Rustam inscription a") is a famous inscription from c.490 BCE which...
- The Hathigumpha Inscription is a seventeen line inscription in Prakrit language incised in Brahmi script in a cavern called Hathigumpha in Udayagiri hills...