Dictionary.net

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.
Loading...

Quotes of edition

  1. I use Windows; '98 second edition and it works very good for me. You know, I just started on the computer about 9 months ago and am fascinated with the possibilities. I don't know what I would do without it now. – Jimmy Carl Black
  2. If life had a second edition how I would correct the proofs. – John Clare
  3. The very quick and high sales of the book caught us off guard, but fortunately we got the second edition from the printers at the end of last week and the shops should now be stocked again. – Hansie Cronje
  4. Australian SF book publishing has undergone a boom recently, and sometimes it's easier for new writers to sell a book to a local publisher first, which then makes a US edition more likely. – Greg Egan
  5. I published, privately, a collection of my serious poetry I had written over the years. I only published 50 copies, which I gave to friends, in a special deluxe edition It was ridiculously expensive but I'm glad that I did it. – Tom Glazer
  6. For my wrap present, Colin Farrell gave me a first edition book. I got so involved with this character and I was so sad when the movie was over that when I got home and I tried to read the book I got really emotional and I started crying. – Salma Hayek
  7. After releasing Mono 1. 0, we started work on a new edition of Mono that will be released later in the year. – Miguel de Icaza
  8. As you suggested I have in the following disputed certain passages, trusting you will do me the justice either to modify the same or add a note in the new edition stating that I dispute,' etc. – Denis Kearney
  9. Hell has been described as a pocket edition of Chicago. – Ashley Montagu
  10. The reason I took Early Edition besides the fact that I liked it- was that it enabled me to start a production company in New York City. It's a low -budget film company to produce and direct movies. – Fisher Stevens

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