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Post·Script

 (pōst′skrĭpt′)
A trademark for a computer language for describing the appearance and layout of documents, used to print high-resolution text and graphics

post·script

 (pōst′skrĭpt′, pōs′skrĭpt′)
n. Abbr. PS
1. A message appended at the end of a letter after the writer's signature.
2. Additional information appended to the manuscript, as of a book or article.

[Medieval Latin *postscrīptum, from neuter past participle of Latin postscrībere, to write after : post-, post- + scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.]

postscript

(ˈpəʊsˌskrɪpt; ˈpəʊst-)
n
1. a message added at the end of a letter, after the signature
2. (Journalism & Publishing) any supplement, as to a document or book
[C16: from Late Latin postscribere to write after, from post- + scribere to write]

post•script

(ˈpoʊstˌskrɪpt, ˈpoʊs-)

n.
1. a paragraph, phrase, etc., added to a letter that has already been concluded and signed by the writer.
2. any addition or supplement, as one appended by a writer to a book.
[1515–25; < Latin postscrīptum, neuter past participle of postscrībere to write after]

Post•Script

(ˈpoʊstˌskrɪpt)
Trademark. a page description language using scalable fonts that can be printed on a variety of appropriately equipped devices, including laser printers and professional-quality imagesetters.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postscript - a note appended to a letter after the signature
letter, missive - a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
annotation, notation, note - a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
2.postscript - textual matter that is added onto a publicationpostscript - textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
matter - written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"
back matter, end matter - written matter following the main text of a book
appendix - supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book
continuation, sequel - a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it

postscript

noun P.S., addition, supplement, appendix, afterthought, afterword A brief, handwritten postscript lay beneath his signature.
Translations
حاشِيَه، مَلْحوظَه
douška
efterskrift
jälkikirjoitus
utóirat
eftirskrift
post scriptum
postskripts
nota benepostscriptum
postskriptum
pripis

postscript

[ˈpəʊsskrɪpt] N (to letter) → posdata f (fig) → epílogo m
there is a postscript to this storyesta historia tiene epílogo

postscript

[ˈpəʊstskrɪpt] npost-scriptum mpost-traumatic stress disorder nsyndrome m posttraumatique

postscript

[ˈpəʊsˌskrɪpt] nposcritto

postscript

(ˈpəusskript) noun
(often abbreviated to P.S.) a part added to a letter after the writer has signed it.
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Taft's main accomplishments were in the development of the PostScript programming language, a key technology that enabled desktop publishing and made PDF (Portable Document Format) a household acronym.

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