script-n; 6 Senses

Sense Number 1: a dramatic composition, e.g., for a play

Commentary: SCRIPT[+artifact][+document][+composition][+dramatic]

The actor threw his script down in disgust.
The film director is working from a revised copy of the shooting script.
The screenwriter has optioned a spec script to a major studio.
The candidate felt his election team were not all working from the same script. (metaphoric extension)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: style of personal handwriting

Commentary: SCRIPT[+form][+information][+written][+style][+handwriting][+personal]

The scrawling large script of the note looked like John's handwriting.
The children practiced their script in penmanship class.
The crabbed, small script of her notes is almost illegible.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a style or type of orthography, e.g., Helvetica

Commentary: SCRIPT[+form][+information][+written][+style][+orthography][+system]

The book was published in a beautiful Russian Cyrillic script.
The word-processing program provides dozens of scripts to choose from.
Screenplays are required to be formatted using Courier 12-point script.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: a short sequenced computer program

Commentary: SCRIPT[+artifact][+program][+short][+computer][+sequence][+of_instructions]

Mary wrote a Perl script to format the text files into database records.
The book provides many useful examples of Unix shell scripts.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2a

Sense Number 5: rote, stereotypical social behavior

Commentary: SCRIPT[+event_set][+behavior][+social][+rote]

The princess was expected to follow the script of being the wife of royalty.
Her book on discourse analysis looks at a variety of conversational scripts that occur between customers and clerks in department stores.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2b

Sense Number 6: a doctor's prescription

Commentary: SCRIPT[+artifact][+document][+prescription][+doctor's]

Dr. Jones wrote Mary a script for an anti-depressant.
The scripts are entered via computer and transmitted electronically to the pharmacy.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2