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v. ~ 1. To affix letters, numbers, symbols, or other characters on a surface using a pen, pencil, stylus, or similar device. - 2. To fix ideas on a medium. - 3. Computing · To record data on a medium.


Write1, 2 is distinguished from 'draw', the former connoting words and language, and the latter connoting images. - Writing2 is distinguished from print1, the latter connoting the mass production on a printing press. Writing2 encompasses the use of mechanical devices, such as word processors or typewriters.