General Science


  • The process of copying or transferring data from one medium to another, while performing the necessary conversions, such as those involving formatting, to the new medium. Also, the result of such a process.
  • The process of recording for future use. Also, the recording so made.

Information & Library Science

  • noun the act of transcribing data or copying a text


  • noun the act of copying something written, or of putting something spoken into written form
  • noun the first step in carrying out genetic instructions in living cells, in which the genetic code is transferred from DNA to molecules of messenger RNA, which then direct protein manufacture