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Definitions of publication

  1. the act of issuing printed materials
  2. a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
  3. the business of publishing
  4. The act of publishing or making known; notification to the people at large, either by words, writing, or printing; proclamation; divulgation; promulgation; as, the publication of the law at Mount Sinai; the publication of the gospel; the publication of statutes or edicts.
  5. The act of offering a book, pamphlet, engraving, etc., to the public by sale or by gratuitous distribution.
  6. That which is published or made known; especially, any book, pamphlet, etc., offered for sale or to public notice; as, a daily or monthly publication.
  7. An act done in public.
  8. Copies of a work or document distributed to the public by sale, rental, lease, or lending. ( From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p181)
  9. The act of printing and placing on sale or of making generally known; that which is printed and placed on sale, as a book, magazine, etc.; that which is proclaimed or made generally known.
  10. The act of publishing or making public: a proclamation: the act of printing and sending forth to the public, as a book: that which is published as a book, etc.
  11. Act of publishing; thing published.
  12. The act of publishing.
  13. A newspaper, magazine, etc.
  14. The act of publishing or offering to public notice; promulgation; the act of publishing a book or the like, and offering it for sale; a work printed and published.
  15. See publish.
  16. The act of making public; a book or other literary work printed and offered for sale.
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Usage examples for publication

  1. It is, however, possible that, should I come across a suitable text of the work, I may make it the subject of a separate publication; but this is, of course, a matter for future consideration. – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  2. S. Luce, Paris, in course of publication. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  3. Publication of " Systeme Glaciaire." – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  4. This Department had, in turn, given it to the newspapers for publication. – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  5. What taste has directed the publication! – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  6. Now I take up my pen again because Charles Dickens has also gone, and because it is not fit that this publication should go forth without a word spoken to his honor. – Stories of Authors, British and American by Edwin Watts Chubb
  7. Eckermann tells a curious story of the way in which Goethe then continued the publication of the maxims. – Maxims and Reflections by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  8. Please be encouraged to send us error messages even years after the official publication date. – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  9. The publication of this letter stirred England. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  10. But many years before its publication, viz. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  11. This publication seems to render a provision for this interest as necessary as for that of Amsterdam. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  12. It has greatly stimulated the demand, and it has changed the manner of publication. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  13. I had " entered into a conspiracy with Mr. Rhodes in regard to the publication of a private correspondence." – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  14. You can prepare every thing for the wedding, and let them be married as soon as publication has been made. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  15. Presently, having in the meantime resumed her seat, thereby admitting that her daughter was substantially right, she went on to what might be considered official publication. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  16. He still talked of becoming an advocate, until, in 1826, the publication of the first volume of the Reisebilder gave him a reputation throughout Germany by its audacity, its charming and picturesque manner, its peculiarly original personality. – The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  17. Can the contrast of that day with the present, can the character of Cotton Mather be more plainly shown than by this story of the publication of the " Magnalia?" – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  18. Much regret impossible stop publication. – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. Now some other and better evidence of the truth of any report is needed than the publication thereof in a newspaper. – The Empire of the East by H. B. Montgomery
  20. When I remember how many novels I have written, I have no right to expect that above a few of them shall endure even to the second year beyond publication. – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
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