|1.||something inscribed, esp words carved or engraved on a coin, tomb, etc|
|2.||a signature or brief dedication in a book or on a work of art|
|3.||the act of inscribing|
|4.||philosophy, linguistics Compare utterance an element of written language, esp a sentence|
|[C14: from Latin inscriptiō a writing upon, from inscrībere to write upon, from |
inscription in·scrip·tion (ĭn-skrĭp'shən)
The main part of a prescription, indicating the drug or drugs and the quantity of each to be used in the mixture.