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tran·scribe

 (trăn-skrīb′)
tr.v. tran·scribed, tran·scrib·ing, tran·scribes
1. To make a full written or typewritten copy of (dictated material, for example).
2. Computers To transfer (information) from one recording and storing system to another.
3. Music
a. To adapt or arrange (a composition) for a voice or instrument other than the original.
b. To translate (a composition) from one notational system to another.
c. To reduce (live or recorded music) to notation.
4. To record, usually on tape, for broadcast at a later date.
5. Linguistics To represent (speech sounds) by phonetic symbols.
6. To translate or transliterate.
7. Biology To cause (DNA) to undergo transcription.

[Latin trānscrībere : trāns-, trans- + scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.]

tran·scrib′a·ble adj.
tran·scrib′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transcriber - a person who translates written messages from one language to anothertranscriber - a person who translates written messages from one language to another
polyglot, linguist - a person who speaks more than one language
2.transcriber - someone who rewrites in a different scripttranscriber - someone who rewrites in a different script
writer - a person who is able to write and has written something
3.transcriber - someone who represents the sounds of speech in phonetic notationtranscriber - someone who represents the sounds of speech in phonetic notation
phonetician - a specialist in phonetics
4.transcriber - someone who makes a written version of spoken materialtranscriber - someone who makes a written version of spoken material
writer - a person who is able to write and has written something
5.transcriber - a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performancetranscriber - a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
musician - artist who composes or conducts music as a profession
orchestrator - an arranger who writes for orchestras
References in classic literature ?
Indeed, there is very little need of being particular in describing the whole form, as it differed so little from those libations of which so much is recorded in antient authors and their modern transcribers.
She worked for the Perkins School for the Blind as a Braille transcriber for many years.
Ozaeta quit her job as a medical transcriber in January 1998 to devote herself full time to her crusade to educate the Latino community about bone marrow transplants.
Contract awarded for auscript transcriber contract 188
Krolick combined her love of music and volunteerism to become a braille music transcriber.
Anne-Marie has experience as a freelance translator, editor, and transcriber in all the above mentioned languages.
Medoff later became a volunteer Braille transcriber, a service she provided for more than 25 years.
We did not distinguish between or define the terms braillist and transcriber.
She was one of the first people in this country to use a braille typewriter and she was an active braille transcriber and teacher of braille her entire life.
Since her physician-ordered retirement in 1992, after 24 years as a transcriber for the Los Angeles County Probation Department, she had volunteered at convalescent homes singing and playing piano for the elderly patients.
One reason for the update is that standard CBC symbols, including any symbols that have been devised by the transcriber, are meant to be listed on a "special symbols" page and transcribed in accordance with the rules of the braille format.
She was a graduate of Becker College and worked as a medical transcriber at Clinton Hospital for 30 years retiring in 1986.