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
Don’t worry if this sounds overwhelming—when you use AutoHotKey for the first time, you’ll be met with a brief tutorial that will guide you through some basic scripts.Become a Windows whiz by creating your own keyboard shortcuts | David Nield | November 12, 2020 | Popular-Science
After the first two or three episodes, I read the scripts because I enjoyed them, not because I was being critical of them.Stephen King on how to properly adapt his books and which project went ‘entirely off the rails’ | Travis Andrews | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
Most questions, however, had little to do with Section 230, instead following partisan scripts.Section 230: Senators grandstand during hearing with Big Tech bosses | Eileen Guo | October 28, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Without hitting you over the head with it in the script, Burkard’s camerawork makes clear the appeal of the land and sea and why Thor’s opted for this life.This Film Will Make You Rethink Every Parental Decision | Ryan Van Bibber | October 26, 2020 | Outside Online
The days of Victoria’s Secret’s cultural script have come to an end, and now, the whole category is in crisis.The cofounder of underwear startup Parade on why the era of Victoria’s Secret is over | Rachel King | October 25, 2020 | Fortune
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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