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The Scarlet Letter

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Definition write out from speech, notes, etc.;
or: rewrite in a different script;
or: rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended;
or: make a phonetic transcription of;
or: convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA
  • A better book than I shall ever write was there; leaf after leaf presenting itself to me, just as it was written out by the reality of the flitting hour, and vanishing as fast as written, only because my brain wanted the insight, and my hand the cunning, to transcribe it.
    Introductory (83% in)

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