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PostScript

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Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊs(t)skrɪpt
 
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noun

Computing , • trademark
  • A language used as a standard for describing pages of text.
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    • PostScript documents are programs executed by a PostScript interpreter and sent to print servers that only accept passive input text.
    • If the file is a PostScript file, we run ghostscript to format it for our particular type of non-Postscript Printer.
    • Whenever a PostScript image is received with any packets missing, it will be incomplete in the recording, and will not appear during playback.

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There are 2 definitions of PostScript in English:

postscript

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Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊs(t)skrɪpt
 
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noun

  • 1An additional remark at the end of a letter, after the signature and introduced by ‘PS’: he added a postscript: ‘Leaving tomorrow’
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    • The most poignant part of the letter was the handwritten postscript.
    • But what intrigued me most of all was a postscript was appended to the Hardy letter: ‘Remember me to Coffin and the admiral.’
    • The letter was followed by a postscript that reiterated: ‘We are convinced and satisfied with the explanation of the Editorial Board.’
    Synonyms
    afterthought, PS, additional remark
    rare subscript
  • 1.1An extra piece of information about an event that is added after it has happened: as a postscript to this, Paul did finally marry
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    • However, there was a chilling postscript to the event which shows just how close they were to being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
    • The postscript to this anecdote is that I sat at the very same table on another occasion, around the same time, with my brother and a friend of my brother's (whose name I can't remember).
    • The violence continued sporadically for months; and months after it had died down, anonymous avengers riposted with a cycle of bomb blasts, a horrific postscript to the slaughter.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Latin postscriptum, neuter past participle (used as a noun) of postscribere 'write under, add', from post 'after, later' + scribere 'write'.

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