the letters or characters used in writing by hand; handwriting, especially cursive writing.
a manuscript or document.
the text of a manuscript or document.
the manuscript or one of various copies of the written text of a play, motion picture, or radio or television broadcast.
any system of writing.
Printing. a type imitating handwriting.: Compare cursive.
Digital Technology. an executable section of code that automates a task: You will have to run the script to install the program on your computer.
to write a script for: The movie was scripted by a famous author.
to plan or devise; make arrangements for: The week-long festivities were scripted by a team of experts.
Digital Technology. to write an executable section of code for (a program) in order to automate a task: You can script a program that will scan your files.
Digital Technology. to write an executable section of code that automates a task:Most programmers script in more than one programming language.
- scripter, noun
- un·der·script, noun
- scrip, script
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How to use script in a sentence
In the next breath, however, he is decrying the press misinterpretation of his Diana script.Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play | Tom Sykes | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The truth is that Judd is really just picking an arbitrary number since there is no script.Inside Sony’s ‘Pineapple Express 2 Drama’: Leaked Emails Reveal Fight Over Stoner Comedy Sequel | William Boot | December 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They mention that a former cia agent and someone who used to work for Hilary [sic] Clinton looked at the script.Exclusive: Sony Emails Say Studio Exec Picked Kim Jong-Un as the Villain of ‘The Interview’ | William Boot | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then, a couple of years later, I learned that Scott [Alexander] and Larry [Karaszewski] had written a script.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel | Marlow Stern | December 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Is this script the unproduced Beetlejuice Goes Hawaiian that was circulating some time ago?Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel | Marlow Stern | December 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
My amanuensis deserts me—I should have said you, for yours is the loss, my script having lost all bond with humanity.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
We now come to the most startling consideration of all, namely, that there are two varieties of insular script in the book.The Supposed Autographa of John the Scot | Edward Kennard Rand
It is loose, pointed, flowing, with few abbreviations or ligatures specially characteristic of Irish script.The Supposed Autographa of John the Scot | Edward Kennard Rand
It was ornamented with a series of bands in high relief, bands bearing the color script of the aliens.Star Born | Andre Norton
Presently, these ended and the characters seemed to be in ancient script, which, gradually grew more modern.The Colonel of the Red Huzzars | John Reed Scott
British Dictionary definitions for script
handwriting as distinguished from print, esp cursive writing
the letters, characters, or figures used in writing by hand
any system or style of writing
written copy for the use of performers in films and plays
an original or principal document
(esp in England) a will or codicil or the draft for one
any of various typefaces that imitate handwriting
computing a series of instructions that is executed by a computer program
an answer paper in an examination
another word for scrip 3
(tr) to write a script for
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