Meaning of transcription

tran•scrip•tion

Pronunciation: (tran-skrip'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of transcribing.
  2. something transcribed.
  3. a transcript; copy.
    1. the arrangement of a composition for a medium other than that for which it was originally written.
    2. a composition so arranged.
  4. a recording made esp. for broadcasting.
  5. the process by which genetic information on a strand of DNA is used to synthesize a strand of complementary RNA.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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