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Word: transcribe

Definition: copy; write a copy of; N. transcription


Sentences Containing 'transcribe'

And in this chapter it was, headed, "Smeer," or "Fat," that I found a long detailed list of the outfits for the larders and cellars of 180 sail of Dutch whalemen; from which list, as translated by Dr. Snodhead, I transcribe the following: 400,000 lbs.
Charles would snip off the buttons and transcribe the shorthand notes into readable form for presentation to his officers.
Crib talk is difficult to transcribe because such young children typically have poor pronunciation, and because there may be little context to infer the likely meaning of a child’s words, even with the help of a parent.
Douglas set up a mail drop and persuaded students to transcribe letters intended for Berrigan into his school notebooks to smuggle into the prison.
He would later transcribe Esplá's piano suite, "Levante", for the guitar as well as re-discover and transcribe Esplá's previously unknown work, "Tempo di Sonata".
Her husband, William, would transcribe the intelligence in a form of shorthand on tiny slips of paper that Lydia would then position on a button mold before covering it with fabric.
In 2005, the project acquired the use of a document management and transcription system to catalog and transcribe the thousands of documents located.
It resembles the Roman numeral and figured bass systems traditionally used to transcribe a chord progression since as early as the 1700s.
Lauder agreed to transcribe the famous "Cromarty MS" which remained in the possession of his family until 1936, when it was presented to the late Queen Mary.
This was introduced during the Spanish Conquest of Yucatán which began in the early 16th century, and the now-antiquated conventions of Spanish orthography of that period ("Colonial orthography") were adapted to transcribe Yucatec Maya.

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