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Definition of the noun script

What does script mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: scripts

  1. a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of script: book / playscript
    • more generic terms: dramatic composition / dramatic work = a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
    • more specific terms:
      • prompt copy / promptbook = the copy of the playscript used by the prompter
      • continuity = a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot
      • dialogue / dialog = the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
      • libretto = the words of an opera or musical play
      • scenario = an outline or synopsis of a play
      • screenplay = a script for a film including dialogue and descriptions of characters and sets
      • shooting script = the final detailed script for making a movie or TV program
  2. something written by hand
  3. a particular orthography or writing system
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic terms: orthography / writing system = a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
    • more specific terms:
      • Aramaic script / Aramaic = an alphabetical (or perhaps syllabic) script used since the 9th century BC to write the Aramaic language
      • Avestan = the script in which the ancient Persian language of the Avesta is written
      • Brahmi = a script (probably adapted from the Aramaic about the 7th century BC) from which later Indian scripts developed
      • Devanagari script / Nagari script / Devanagari / Nagari = a syllabic script used in writing Sanskrit and Hindi
      • Pahlavi = the script (derived from the Aramaic alphabet) used to write the Pahlavi language
      • Uighur / Uigur / Uygur = the script (derived from Aramaic) used to write the Uighur language
      • uncial = a style of orthography characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters
      • cuneiform = an ancient wedge-shaped script used in Mesopotamia and Persia
      • syllabic script / syllabary = a writing system whose characters represent syllables
      • alphabet = a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language

Alternative definition of the noun script


  1. [countable] [obsolete] A writing; a written document.
  2. Written characters; style of writing.
  3. [typography] Type made in imitation of handwriting.
  4. [countable] [legal] An original instrument or document.
  5. [countable] The written document containing the dialogue and action for a drama; the text of a stage play, movie, or other performance. Especially, the final form used for the performance itself.
  6. [computing] A file containing a list of user commands, allowing them to be invoked once to execute in sequence.
  7. [linguistics] A system of writing adapted to a particular language or set of languages.
  8. An abbreviation for a prescription.

Definition of the verb script

What does script mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: scripted | scripting | scripts

  1. write a script for


Script a.k.a. The Script are an Irish pop rock band formed in 2001. The band consists of lead vocalist/pianist Danny O'Donoghue, vocalist/guitarist Mark Sheehan, and drummer Glen Power. Based in London after signing to Sony Label Group imprint Phonogenic, the band released their eponymous debut album in August 2008, featuring the hit songs "The Man Who Can't Be Moved" and "Breakeven". The album peaked at number one in Ireland and the UK. Their second album, Science & Faith, was released in September 2010, and contains the hit songs "For the First Time" and "Nothing". The album peaked at number one in Ireland and the UK, and number three on the US Billboard 200. Their third album, #3, peaked at number one in Ireland and the UK, containing the hit song "Hall of Fame", in collaboration with hip hop artist In 2014, they released their fourth album No Sound Without Silence which peaked at number one and spawned the hit single "Superheroes".


Who is Script?

Script is a drum & bass musical artist.

  • also known as M. Borthwick


"Script" is a musical EP of --=Sch. rE_veRse-].

  • released in (8 years ago)


  1. Script is a fictional character from the 1995 film Living in Oblivion.
  2. Script is a fictional character from the 1993 film Act Naturally.

There are other characters with in their name, like Script Supervisor.


  1. Script: A script is a document describing the narrative and dialogue of a comic book in detail. It is the comic book equivalent of a television program teleplay or a film screenplay.
  2. SCRIPT, any of a series of text markup languages starting with Script under Control Program-67/Cambridge Monitor System and Script/370 under Virtual Machine Facility/370; the current version, SCRIPT/VS, is part of IBM's Document Composition Facility for IBM z/VM and z/OS systems. SCRIPT was developed for CP-67/CMS by Stuart Madnick at MIT, succeeding CTSS RUNOFF.
  3. Script is an acre handler.
  4. Script: In Unicode, a script is a collection of letters and other written signs used to represent textual information in one or more writing systems. Some scripts support one and only one writing system and language, for example, Armenian. Other scripts support many different writing systems; for example, the Latin script supports English, French, German, Italian, Vietnamese, Latin itself, and several other languages. Some languages make use of multiple alternate writing systems, thus also use several scripts. In Turkish, the Arabic script was used before the 20th century, but transitioned to Latin in the early part of the 20th century. For a list of languages supported by each script see the list of languages by writing system.
    • also known as Unicode scripts, Scripts in Unicode
  5. SCRIPT is a standard promulgated by the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs for the electronically transmitted medical prescriptions in the United States.
  6. SCRIPT is a Research Centre located at the School of Law in the University of Edinburgh dedicated to studying intellectual property and technology law. SCRIPT is formerly known as the AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law. The Centre is funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council.
  7. Script is a periodical, magazine.

Phrases with Script

Phrases starting with the word Script:

  1. Script editor
  2. Script kiddie
  3. Script Monkey

Phrases ending with the word Script:

  1. Seal script
  2. Spec script
  3. Grass script
  4. Khmer Script
  5. Latin Script
  6. Roman Script
  7. Shell script
  8. Arabic Script
  9. hebrew script
  10. nagari script
  11. aramaic script
  12. cursive script
  13. demotic script
  14. Tibetan Script
  15. Cyrillic Script
  16. hieratic script
  17. shooting script

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Script

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Google previewGoogle Script: Enterprise Application Essentials (2012)

Adding Functionality to Your Google Apps by James Ferreira

Simply put, Google Script is an easy way to figuratively glue Google and other web services together to form one powerful...

Google Script is a coding and application development platform built into Google Apps, enabling you to add ...

Google previewPreparing For Takeoff (2013)

Preproduction for the Independent Filmmaker by Arthur Vincie

the script is a logistical asset, like a...

Google previewBarriers and Biases in Computer-Mediated Knowledge Communication (2005)

And How They May Be Overcome by Rainer Bromme, Friedrich W. Hesse, Hans Spada

A script is a tool made for the facilitation of collaborative knowledge construction. The authors compare two kinds of scripts, one kind...

Google previewA Practical Theory of Programming (1993)

by Eric C.R. Hehner

The message script is the list of all messages, past, present, and future, that pass along the channel. The time script is the corresponding list of times that the messages were or are or will be sent. The scripts are constants, not state variables.

Google previewCritical Cinema (2012)

Beyond the Theory of Practice by Clive Myer

The script is the base from which one starts to explore... (Tarkovsky 1986: 131) Tarkovsky is essentially stating the same...

Google previewSophocles and the Language of Tragedy (2012)

by Simon Goldhill

A script is a written or oral template which has the strange ability of maintaining itself through innumerable reincarnations – and which only comes into voice in and through performance.36 Now, Hamlet is almost never performed whole; the ...

Google previewNatural Language Processing for Historical Texts (2012)

by Michael Piotrowski

A script is a set of conventional symbols that can be used to represent one or more languages in writing.

Google previewPlanning in Intelligent Systems (2006)

Aspects, Motivations, and Methods by Wout van Wezel, R. J. Jorna, Alexander M. Meystel

A script is a structure that describes appropriate sequences of events in a particular context. A script is made up of slots and requirements about what can fill those slots. The structure is an interconnected whole, and what is in one slot affects ...

Google previewEssential Papers on Short-Term Dynamic Therapy (1996)

by James E. Groves

The script is a manifestation of the Child. The Child is the motor of the personality, not only in the biological sense, but also in a mental sense because ideas lodged in the Child have a pervasive influence upon the life course of the individual.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mongolia (2010)

by Alan J. K. Sanders

“On stimulating the new government program, 'On organizing public training in the Mongolian script.'” Newspapers began publishing Mongol script lessons. However, by August 1993, an opposition campaign was well under way.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2012)

Volume 8: South and Southwest Asia by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

The foundation for the later Indus script can be traced to the earliest levels of the ...

Google previewBasic ASL Dictionary (2008)

by Franklin Byrom

Besides the Labanotation symbol for orientation, you will also find another aid to learning with each sign—Stokoe script. A durable, efficient written form can record a language in terms of the elements of the language. For a written form to ...

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Sign language

Hall of Fame by The Script in American Sign Language

Quotes about Script

I have a tendency to say yes to a script or no to a script. Not yes based on a rewrite. (William H. Macy)
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Scrabble value of S1C3R1I1P3T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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