Pronunciation: (tran-skrip'shun), [key]
1. the act or process of transcribing.
2. something transcribed.
3. a transcript; copy.
a. the arrangement of a composition for a medium other than that for which it was originally written.
b. a composition so arranged.
5. Radio and Television.a recording made esp. for broadcasting.
6. Genetics.the process by which genetic information on a strand of DNA is used to synthesize a strand of complementary RNA.
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