Translation of inscribe in Spanish:

inscribe

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈskraɪb/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (engrave) to inscribe sth (on sth) [words/letters] inscribir* algo (en algo) [design] grabar algo (en algo) to inscribe sth (with sth) [locket/headstone] grabar algo (con algo)
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    • He inscribed the word ‘boring’ across his recently written notes.
    • These were one liners written by groups of five poets who would each secretly inscribe a word on a slip of paper.
    • On their leaves he has inscribed words from Scottish ghost stories.
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    • Thousands of bones and tortoise shells were discovered there which had been inscribed with ancient Chinese characters.
    • He describes the frame's edges being inscribed with Japanese characters and expresses the wish to translate them.
    • The watches are inscribed with serial numbers.
    1.2 (fix, impress) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) grabar 1.3 [book] dedicar*
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    • And our prize books were duly inscribed copies of the following three.
    • Mailer, disappointed to find that Buckley had apparently neglected to inscribe the book, promptly flipped through the index to see whether he had been mentioned.
    • The book is inscribed at the front as belonging to a Mrs Janet Maule and is dated 25 June, 1701, although recipes have been added over a number of years.
  • 2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] inscribir*
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    • It involves the solution of polygons given certain sides and angles between them, their mensuration, division by diagonals, circumscribing polygons around circles and inscribing polygons in circles.
    • Ptolemy calculated chords by first inscribing regular polygons of 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10 sides in a circle.
    • This he obtained by circumscribing and inscribing a circle with regular polygons having 96 sides.

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