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transcribe something from someone or something

to write something down from an audible source. We transcribed the folktales from authentic storytellers. I transcribed the tale from an old phonograph recording.
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transcribe something in something

1. to transliterate one alphabet into another. Can you translate these roman-ized Korean words into the Korean script? We had to transcribe the entire novel into Cyrillic.
2. to represent speech sounds in a phonetic transcription. The editor wanted the pronunciation transcribed in dictionary-style phonetics. It is much easier to transcribe the material in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
3. to write something down in something. Please transcribe this list of names in your notebook. I can't read what is transcribed in my book.
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Of the 69 who indicated they were braillists and transcribers, 38 (55.
Verizon Foundation has invested more than $800,000 in its partnership with AFB to develop and promote the new career of Braille Textbook Transcriber, and improve literacy for America's blind and low-vision schoolchildren.
It is not surprising that the transcribers and braillists reported that they spent more time each week transcribing materials than did the teachers of students with visual impairments.
This personal gathering precedes Erik's keynote address at Dallas Reads' 10th Annual Celebrate Literacy Awards Dinner - Appearances are on behalf of the American Foundation for the Blind and Verizon's National Campaign for Literacy, Textbooks, Transcribers and Technology
She enrolled in college and within one year of joining the braille program, Brewer earned both her certification as a literary braille transcriber and her associate degree.
As a tribute to the talents of Tizol as transcriber, his work is part of the Ellington Collection at the Smithsonian Institution.
Transcriber es otro programa que nos ayuda en el proceso de transcripcion.
In taking responsibility for the performative aspect of testimonios--that is, exposing the potential power of the interviewer to redirect dialogue to emphasize her experiences over those of the subject--Mallon reveals her position as researcher, transcriber, and writer--in effect a producer of knowledge.
Aileen Douglas's essay on Maria Edgeworth, for example, looks at her role as her father's copyist and transcriber, and her resistance to the notion that literary works were different from or inferior to other forms of writing.
The transcriber is a third party, an overhearing ear, someone who listens without a sense of inclusion and therefore with no response to inflection, no sense of context or history, and certainly no sense of wordplay.
Yet the whole thing works magnificently under the hands of transcriber David Briggs, playing his own spectacular instrument at Gloucester Cathedral.
Volunteers tracked individual bees, calling out their movements a transcriber.
In fact, the final nine pages of the 76-sheet document turn away from the first voyage to offer selections from Columbus's journal from his third voyage, again with considerable intervention by the transcriber.
Wherever Braille groups are listed, it is understood that there is at least one transcriber or proofreader certified by the Library of Congress working with the group/organization.
He and fellow transcriber Fay Chandler are to be commended for convening what evidently was a difficult manuscript into a very readable book.