Manuscript vs Records - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between manuscript and records

is that manuscript is a book, composition or any other document, written by hand (or manually typewritten), not mechanically reproduced while records is .

As an adjective manuscript

is handwritten, or by extension manually typewritten, as opposed to being mechanically reproduced.

manuscript

Adjective

(-)
  • handwritten, or by extension manually typewritten, as opposed to being mechanically reproduced.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A book, composition or any other document, written by hand (or manually typewritten), not mechanically reproduced.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=1 , passage=In the old days, to my commonplace and unobserving mind, he gave no evidences of genius whatsoever. He never read me any of his manuscripts , […], and therefore my lack of detection of his promise may in some degree be pardoned.}}
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  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= The Evolution of Eyeglasses , passage=The ability of a segment of a glass sphere to magnify whatever is placed before it was known around the year 1000, when the spherical segment was called a reading stone,
  • A single, original copy of a book, article, composition etc, written by hand or even printed, submitted as original for (copy-editing and) reproductive publication.
  • Abbreviations

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    Derived terms

    * manuscriptal * manuscription

    Synonyms

    * handwrit * autograph * handwriting

    records

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (record)
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