- Script means handwriting, handwriting with connected letters or a printed typeface that is connected like handwriting.
- An example of script is calligraphy.
- An example of script is cursive writing.
- Script is defined as the written words of a play, movie or show, or a standard message to deliver on the phone or in person.
- An example of a script is the screenplay for the movie Chinatown.
- An example of a script is the greeting which is spoken when making phone calls for a call center.
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- handwriting; written words, letters, or figures
- a style of handwriting; manner or method of forming letters or figures
- Printing a typeface that looks like handwriting, with the letters connected
- a written document; original manuscript
- the manuscript, or a copy of the text, of a stage, film, radio, or television show
Origin: Middle English from Middle French escript from Classical Latin scriptum from neuter of scriptus, past participle of scribere, to write: see scribe
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- a. Handwriting.b. A style of writing with cursive characters.c. A particular system of writing: cuneiform script.
- Printing a. A style of type that imitates handwriting.b. The matter set in this type.
- a. The text of a play, broadcast, or movie.b. A copy of a text used by a director or performer.
- Law An original document.
- Computer Science A simple program in a utility language or an application's proprietary language.
- To prepare (a text) for filming or broadcasting.
- To orchestrate (behavior or an event, for example) as if writing a script: “the brilliant, charming, judicial moderate scripted by his White House fans” (Ellen Goodman).
Origin: Middle English skript, a piece of writing, alteration of scrite, from Old French escrit, from Latin scrīptum, from neuter past participle of scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.
script - Computer Definition
(1) A program written in a general-purpose programming language. Such languages are typically interpreted and less comprehensive than full-blown compiled languages. See scripting language and interpreter.
(2) A program written in a special-purpose language such as used in a communications program or word processor. Such languages are typically interpreted. See macro language, scripting language and interpreter.
(3) A typeface that looks like continuously flowing handwriting (not hand printing) or calligraphy.
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