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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.
References in classic literature ?
To use an expression of Madame de Sevigne, who wrote about the same time, "there was a postscript to the letter;" and the most important part of the letter was contained in the postscript.
Ah, true," said Monte Cristo "there is a postscript.
It was not in human nature--perhaps I ought to say it was not in the nature of a man who was in my situation--to refrain from showing some curiosity, on being asked to supplement a letter of recommendation by such a postscript as this.
After an interval an endless interval, as it seemed to me--of ten days more, I received a second letter from my old friend, with another postscript added by Mr.
Bennet sent them word that they could not possibly have the carriage before Tuesday; and in her postscript it was added, that if Mr.
The epistle is laconic," said D'Artagnan; "and if there had not been a postscript, probably I should not have understood it; but happily there is a postscript.
Your word will go the furthest, John," said the master, "for Sir Clifford adds in a postscript, `If I could find a man trained by your John I should like him better than any other;' so, James, lad, think it over, talk to your mother at dinner-time, and then let me know what you wish.
The letter presenting this information added no new facts to the facts already known, but one very remarkable paragraph was contained in the postscript.
I knew one that, when he wrote a letter, he would put that, which was most material, in the postscript, as if it had been a by-matter.
She had added a postscript in which she stated, "I like your sonnet very much.
It was a silly, harmless letter, and Anne would have laughed over it had it not been for the postscript.
To her aunt's surprise, just as she was about to close the envelope Isabel stepped forward, and inconsistently requested leave to add a postscript to the very letter which she had refused to write