Definitions for "INSCRIPTION"
Something written on another thing. Inscriptions are of many kinds, but mostly memorial, intended to commemorate the fame of some illustrious person and hand down to distant ages the record of his services and virtues. To this class of inscriptions belongs the name of John Smith, penciled on the Washington monument. Following are examples of memorial inscriptions on tombstones: (See
The act or process of inscribing.
That which is inscribed; something written or engraved; especially, a word or words written or engraved on a solid substance for preservation or public inspection; as, inscriptions on monuments, pillars, coins, medals, etc.
An address, consignment, or informal dedication, as of a book to a person, as a mark of respect or an invitation of patronage.
Any text added to a book by hand after publication. Normally the inscription is a personal message to proclaim ownership or to present the book as a gift.
A note or message accompanying an autograph (e.g. “Pedro Martinez, 1999 AL Cy Young”).
To dream you see an inscription, foretells you will shortly receive unpleasant communications. If you are reading them on tombs, you will be distressed by sickness of a grave nature. To write one, you will lose a valued friend.
A line of division or intersection; as, the tendinous inscriptions, or intersections, of a muscle.
Keywords:  incised, characters, unit
Characters incised into a unit.
Keywords:  pod, irs, bond, belongs, identification
The information on the bond that shows who it belongs to is called the inscription. Click here to see what this looks like on a bond.
The social security account number or, if assigned by the IRS, the employer identification number, names, connective ("OR", "POD", "Payable on death to"), and addresses appearing on the face of a bond. See also Registration.
part of a charter which identifies the grantor of the privileges specified
Keywords:  art, text, work
a text on a work of art