verb (used with object), tran·scribed, tran·scrib·ing.
Origin of transcribe
Examples from the Web for transcriber
According to the transcriber, Kerry “asserted that [Qatar's prime minister] was preaching to the converted.”A One-Sided House Hearing Against Palestinian Reconciliation|Zaid Jilani|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Transcriber's Note: Minor typos have been corrected and the footnote moved to the end of the magazine.
On some reading devices, inline stage directions are set off from the text by parentheses added by the transcriber.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
Tags in the form A or text, referring to the Notes at the end of some chapters, were added by the transcriber.Chips from a German Workshop - Volume IV|Max Mller
(Transcriber's note: The original page images this book was made from were provided by the Internet Archive).Vidyapati Bangiya Padabali|Vidyapati Thakura
Page 286: Transcriber added closing quotation mark at the end of the paragraph ending with 'or even imminent danger.'The Rights of War and Peace|Hugo Grotius
British Dictionary definitions for transcriber
- to transfer (information) from one storage device, such as punched cards, to another, such as magnetic tape
- to transfer (information) from a computer to an external storage device
Word Origin for transcribe
Word Origin and History for transcriber
1550s, from Latin transcribere "to copy, write again in another place, write over, transfer," from trans- "over" (see trans-) + scribere "write" (see script (n.)). To do it poorly is to transcribble (1746). Related: Transcribed; transcribing.