Definition Of inscribes


draw (a figure) within another so that their boundaries touch but do not intersect.

a regular polygon inscribed in a circle

write or carve (words or symbols) on something, especially as a formal or permanent record.

his name was inscribed on the new silver trophy

Example Of inscribes

  • A golden band encircled it, decked with bells like all the rest of his outfit, and words were inscribed upon it.

  • A single gravestone from this period may be inscribed with epitaphs that belong to as many as seven different individuals, though whether or not the grave contained seven bodies is unknown.

  • And our prize books were duly inscribed copies of the following three.

  • Before he rushed off, he asked us to inscribe copies of our books for him.

  • By contrast, when I examine what figures can be inscribed in a circle, it is in no way necessary for me to think that this class includes all quadrilaterals.

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