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script

Noun

1 a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance [syn: book, playscript]
2 something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible" [syn: handwriting, hand]
3 a particular orthography or writing system v : write a script for; "The playwright scripted the movie"

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

scrit, scriptum (something written), from scribo.

Pronunciation

  • /skrɪpt/
  • Rhymes with: -ɪpt

Noun

  1. A writing; a written document.
  2. Written characters; style of writing.
  3. Type made in imitation of handwriting.
  4. An original instrument or document.
  5. The written document containing the dialogue and action for a drama; the text of a stage play, movie, or other performance. Especially, the final form used for the performance itself.
  6. A file containing a list of user commands, allowing them to be invoked once to execute in sequence.
  7. A system of writing adapted to a particular language or set of languages.
  8. An abbreviation for a prescription.

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Related terms

Translations

writing; written document
written characters
text of the dialogue and action for a drama
procedure or program in computing

Verb

  1. to make or write a script

References

Extensive Definition

Script may refer to:
Script can also be used for:

See also

script in Czech: Skript
script in German: Skript
script in Spanish: Guión
script in French: Script
script in Italian: Script
script in Dutch: Script
script in Japanese: スクリプト
script in Polish: Skrypt
script in Portuguese: Script
script in Simple English: Script
script in Slovak: Skript
script in Chinese: 腳本

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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