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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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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
  • So often in its pages he had written his name—his full name—in the big block letters he called MONUMENT STYLE or GRAVESEND LETTERING; so many times he had transcribed, in his diary, his name exactly the way he had seen it on Scrooge's grave.
    p. 422.4

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