tran·script / ˈtranˌskript/ • n. a written or printed version of material originally presented in another medium. ∎ Biochem. a length of RNA or DNA that has been transcribed respectively from a DNA or RNA template. ∎ an official record of a student's work, showing courses taken and grades achieved.DERIVATIVES: tran·scrip·tive / ˌtranˈskriptiv/ adj.
A generic term for any kind of copy, particularly an official or certified representation of the record of what took place in a court during a trial or other legal proceeding.
A transcript of record is the printed record of the proceedings and pleadings of a case, required by the appellate court for a review of the history of the case.