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From Latin transcriptum, from transcribere.



transcript (plural transcripts)

  1. Something which has been transcribed; a writing or composition consisting of the same words as the original; a written copy.
  2. A copy of any kind; an imitation.
    • 1676, Joseph Glanvill, Against Confidence in Philosophy (in Essays on Several Important Subjects)
      The Grecian learning was but a transcript of the Chaldean and Egyptian.
  3. A written version of what was said orally
    the transcript of a trial
  4. (genetics) A molecule of RNA produced by transcription
  5. (education) An inventory of the courses taken and grades earned of a student alleged throughout a course.

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transcript (third-person singular simple present transcripts, present participle transcripting, simple past and past participle transcripted)

  1. (rare) To write a transcript; to transcribe.