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Definitions of print

  1. reproduce by printing
  2. a printed picture produced from a photographic negative
  3. make into a print
  4. a picture or design printed from an engraving
  5. a fabric with a dyed pattern pressed onto it ( usually by engraved rollers)
  6. put into print; " The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; " These news should not be printed"
  7. write as if with print; not cursive
  8. a copy of a movie on film ( especially a particular version of it)
  9. the result of the printing process; " I want to see it in black and white"
  10. make into a print; " print the negative"
  11. To fix or impress, as a stamp, mark, character, idea, etc., into or upon something.
  12. To stamp something in or upon; to make an impression or mark upon by pressure, or as by pressure.
  13. To strike off an impression or impressions of, from type, or from stereotype, electrotype, or engraved plates, or the like; in a wider sense, to do the typesetting, presswork, etc., of ( a book or other publication); as, to print books, newspapers, pictures; to print an edition of a book.
  14. To stamp or impress with colored figures or patterns; as, to print calico.
  15. To take ( a copy, a positive picture, etc.), from a negative, a transparent drawing, or the like, by the action of light upon a sensitized surface.
  16. To use or practice the art of typography; to take impressions of letters, figures, or electrotypes, engraved plates, or the like.
  17. To publish a book or an article.
  18. A mark made by impression; a line, character, figure, or indentation, made by the pressure of one thing on another; as, the print of teeth or nails in flesh; the print of the foot in sand or snow.
  19. A stamp or die for molding or impressing an ornamental design upon an object; as, a butter print.
  20. That which receives an impression, as from a stamp or mold; as, a print of butter.
  21. Printed letters; the impression taken from type, as to excellence, form, size, etc.; as, small print; large print; this line is in print.
  22. That which is produced by printing.
  23. An impression taken from anything, as from an engraved plate.
  24. A printed cloth; a fabric figured by stamping, especially calico or cotton cloth.
  25. A photographic copy, or positive picture, on prepared paper, as from a negative, or from a drawing on transparent paper.
  26. A core print. See under Core.
  27. A mark or character made by pressure; a stamp or die for making an impression; that which receives the impression; the letters used in type; an impression from type; anything produced by type or from an engraved plate, as a newspaper, engraving, etc.; a picture reproduced by impression from a plate; stamped cottoncloth.
  28. To make an impression on; fix or stamp in or on something; to stamp with letters, patterns, etc.; to reproduce from type, engraved plates, etc., as books, etc.; to make in letters like those of type.
  29. To make impressions from type, plates, etc.; to publish books, etc.; to make letters like those used in type.
  30. To press or impress: to mark by pressure: to impress letters on paper, etc.: to publish.
  31. To practice the art of printing: to publish a book.
  32. A mark or character made by impression: the impression of types in general: a copy: an engraving: a newspaper: a printed cloth: calico: that which impresses its form on anything: a cut, in wood or metal: ( arch.) a plaster- cast in low relief.
  33. Mark made by impression; anything printed; impression of types; newspaper; engraving; calico.
  34. To mark by impression; produce by means of type, as a book, & c.
  35. To mark, as by pressure; impress; copy by a printing- press; publish.
  36. An impression; imprint; anything printed, as a newspaper or calico.
  37. Printer.
  38. Engravings. Out of print, when no copies of a work are left for sale.
  39. A mark made by impression; the impression of types in general; that which impresses its form on anything; anything produced by printing, as an engraving or a newspaper.
  40. To mark by pressing one thing on another; to impress; to form by impression; specially to impress, as letters, on paper; to publish.
  41. To practise the art of printing; to publish a book.
  42. A mark or character made by impression; the representation or figure of a thing taken by pressure on paper from wood, from an engraved plate, or from a form of type; an impression from a collection of type; a small printed work or sheet of an ephemeral character; a fabric figured with impressed figures; calico; in arch., a plaster- cast of any ornament in low relief.
  43. To form or copy by pressure, as from a form of type, or from an engraved plate; to impress, as in the mind; to fix deep; to stamp any fabric, especially cotton cloth, with coloured patterns; to publish, as a book.

Usage examples for print

  1. It was just like any other book- ordinary pages printed with ordinary print. – Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children by Julian Hawthorne
  2. They are in print." – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  3. That's as plain as print anyway. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  4. Webster's, of course, stand the test of print, but do Clay's or Calhoun's? – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  5. When you can print news on paper, you may cease to print news on the living countenance. – A Cathedral Singer by James Lane Allen
  6. I may, at some time, have seen his address in print; but, if so, I have forgotten it. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  7. Luckily it is equally true that certain matters are less painful, because less actual, in print than upon the stage. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  8. Whether it ever got into print, said Mr. Jacks, I don't know. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  9. I will not, however, print my book. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  10. Of course it has; and after the article which, if I live over to- night, will appear to- morrow, I should wonder if it sell enough to cover the cost of the print and paper. – The Parisians, Book 10. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. " That, too, through print," he murmured. – At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern by Myrtle Reed
  12. I flipped it open and showed him the card bearing my signature and picture and right thumb- print and the name of the company I represented, and he nodded, satisfied, and tossed the revolver over onto his bed. – The Risk Profession by Donald Edwin Westlake
  13. By this means the Queen and the Princess had them before they appeared in print. – The Memoirs of Louis XV. and XVI., Volume 7 Being Secret Memoirs of Madame du Hausset, Lady's Maid to Madame de Pompadour, and of an Unknown English Girl and The Princess Lamballe by Madame du Hausset, and of an Unknown English Girl and the Princess Lamballe
  14. You can see the print of her shoes where she stopped under the window. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  15. I don't suppose that the print which was in your pocket- book was the only one you possess? – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  16. Still, he related his experiences freely in print. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  17. I wanted to print it in a special number and telephoned to Beaconsfield. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
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