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[tahyp-skript] /ˈtaɪpˌskrɪpt/
a typewritten copy of a literary composition, document, or the like, especially as prepared for a printer.
typewritten matter, as distinguished from handwritten or printed matter.
Origin of typescript
1890-95, Americanism; type + script (on the model of manuscript) Unabridged
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  • The high wind and strong sun that day conspired to make his typescript unreadable.
  • He also told me he'd given the typescript to one of our textbook editors to read.
  • On some occasions he will begin slowly, reading straight from a prepared typescript.
  • The page number in my citation was from the typescript.
  • He is known only at the typescript-and-galley-proof stage to people in literary circles.
  • The scene, as a matter of fact, occupies seventeen pages of typescript.
  • Her letter offers some evidence that the printer may have had a difficult typescript to work from.
  • typescript is followed by handwritten editing notes and reference materials.
British Dictionary definitions for typescript


a typed copy of a document, literary script, etc
any typewritten material
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