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postscript1

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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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PostScript2

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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.
Example sentences
  • 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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