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Definitions of edition

  1. all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time; " the first edition appeared in 1920" or" it was too late for the morning edition" or" they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings"
  2. the form in which a text ( especially a printed book) is published
  3. an issue of a newspaper; " he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times"
  4. something a little different from others of the same type; " an experimental version of the night fighter"; " an emery wheel is a modern variant of the grindstone"; " the boy is a younger edition of his father"
  5. all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time; " the first edition appeared in 1920"; " it was too late for the morning edition"; " they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings"
  6. A literary work edited and published, as by a certain editor or in a certain manner; as, a good edition of Chaucer; Chalmers' edition of Shakespeare.
  7. The whole number of copies of a work printed and published at one time; as, the first edition was soon sold.
  8. The published form of a literary work; the number of copies of a book, magazine, or newspaper published at one time.
  9. The publication of a book: the number of copies of a book printed at a time.
  10. Number of copies of a book published at one time.
  11. Number of copies of a book, paper, etc., issued at one time.
  12. The publication of a book; republication, sometimes with revision and correction; any republication of a book before published; the whole number of copies published at once.
  13. The whole number of copies of a book printed at one time.
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Usage examples for edition

  1. This reference was added in the second edition. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  2. He was also enabled during these last years of physical, though not of moral, gloom, to prepare a new edition of his work on the Life and Times of Charles the First, which had been for some time out of print. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  3. Here is the first edition of Buckwell Pink's System of Medicine. – The Blue Germ by Martin Swayne
  4. Or was it only a regular edition? – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  5. The Ring and the Book almost immediately passed into a second edition. – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden
  6. There was no remedy, and we must be content that there was no expense from our edition, which before September had paid all its cost, and since that time has been earning a little, I believe. – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. Second Edition in preparation. – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech
  8. But I must have a story for our first edition, that goes to press before that. – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  9. I will make a note of your case and you shall figure in my second edition. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  10. It appeared in the second edition, two months later. – Introduction to the Dramas of Balzac by Epiphanius Wilson and J. Walker McSpadden
  11. The late Mr. J. G. Chambers, C. U. B. C., had got up a revived edition of the old Thames professional regattas, and with a liberal amount of added money. – Boating by W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
  12. There it was, the edition he'd remembered from all those years ago. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  13. Sir Thomas Hanmer has a true critical genius, and has done great things in this Author; so you may expect to see a very extraordinary edition of its kind. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  14. 178. See a long note in Nare's, edition 1859, in v. – A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I. by R. Dodsley
  15. Some people like his writing, I have to confess, said the Celebrity, with becoming calmness; certainly his personality could not sell an edition of thirty thousand in a month. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. A few days after the publication of " Marriages" the first edition was literally swallowed up. – Plays: The Father; Countess Julie; The Outlaw; The Stronger by August Strindberg
  17. It is perhaps not without significance that the word " countryside" was not to be found in Webster's dictionary, till a recent edition. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne
  18. Now that I think of it, Dick declared, Phin is just another edition of Timmy Hinman, isn't he? – The High School Boys' Training Hike by H. Irving Hancock
  19. Here, then, is the opportunity for the apostle of discontent judiciously to offer a cheap edition of the " Rights of Man," on which fare the troop becomes half- mutinous and sends in a petition for higher pay. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  20. Familiar colored walls, familiar chatter and flurry of the afternoon edition going to press. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
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