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Wordnet 3.0


1. written (by handwriting, printing, engraving, or carving) on or in a surface;

2. cut or impressed into a surface;
- Example: "an incised design"
- Example: "engraved invitations"
[syn: engraved, etched, graven, incised, inscribed]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inscribe \In*scribe"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inscribed; p. pr. & vb. n. Inscribing.] [L. inscribere. See 1st In-, and Scribe.] 1. To write or engrave; to mark down as something to be read; to imprint. [1913 Webster] Inscribe a verse on this relenting stone. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark with letters, characters, or words. [1913 Webster] O let thy once lov'd friend inscribe thy stone. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. To assign or address to; to commend to by a short address; to dedicate informally; as, to inscribe an ode to a friend. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To imprint deeply; to impress; to stamp; as, to inscribe a sentence on the memory. [1913 Webster] 5. (Geom.) To draw within so as to meet yet not cut the boundaries. [1913 Webster] Note: A line is inscribed in a circle, or in a sphere, when its two ends are in the circumference of the circle, or in the surface of the sphere. A triangle is inscribed in another triangle, when the three angles of the former are severally on the three sides of the latter. A circle is inscribed in a polygon, when it touches each side of the polygon. A sphere is inscribed in a polyhedron, when the sphere touches each boundary plane of the polyhedron. The latter figure in each case is circumscribed about the former. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

inscribed adj 1: written (by handwriting, printing, engraving, or carving) on or in a surface 2: cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design"; "engraved invitations" [syn: engraved, etched, graven, incised, inscribed]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "inscribed": autograph, autographic, booked, calligraphic, carved, chirographic, creased, cursive, cut, documented, down, enchased, engraved, engrossed, enrolled, entered, filed, flowing, furrowed, glyphic, graphic, graphoanalytic, graphologic, graphometric, graved, graven, grooved, holograph, holographic, impressed, imprinted, in longhand, in shorthand, in writing, incised, indexed, insculptured, italic, italicized, legal, lined, logged, longhand, manuscript, marked, minuted, of record, official, on file, on paper, on record, on the books, penciled, penned, posted, printed, recorded, registered, running, scriptorial, scriptural, sculptured, shorthand, stamped, stylographic, tooled, written, written down