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Print Meaning & Definition
Print Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Print?

[n] a printed picture produced from a photographic negative
[n] a picture or design printed from an engraving
[n] a fabric with a dyed pattern pressed onto it (usually by engraved rollers)
[n] the result of the printing process
[adj] written in print characters or produced by means of e.g. a printing press
[v] put into print; "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed"
[v] write as if with print; not cursive
[v] reproduce by printing
[v] make into a print

Synonyms | Synonyms for Print: black and white | impress | photographic print | printed | publish | written

Related Terms | Find terms related to Print:

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Print In Webster's Dictionary

\Print\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Printed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Printing}.] [Abbrev. fr. imprint. See {Imprint}, and {Press} to squeeze.] 1. To fix or impress, as a stamp, mark, character, idea, etc., into or upon something. A look will print a thought that never may remove. --Surrey. Upon his breastplate he beholds a dint, Which in that field young Edward's sword did print. --Sir John Beaumont. Perhaps some footsteps printed in the clay. --Roscommon. 2. To stamp something in or upon; to make an impression or mark upon by pressure, or as by pressure. Forth on his fiery steed betimes he rode, That scarcely prints the turf on which he trod. --Dryden. 3. Specifically: 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. 4. To stamp or impress with colored figures or patterns; as, to print calico. 5. (Photog.) 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. {Printed goods}, textile fabrics printed in patterns, especially cotton cloths, or calicoes.
\Print\, v. i. 1. To use or practice the art of typography; to take impressions of letters, figures, or electrotypes, engraved plates, or the like. 2. To publish a book or an article. From the moment he prints, he must except to hear no more truth. --Pope.
\Print\, n. [See {Print}, v., {Imprint}, n.] 1. 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. Where print of human feet was never seen. --Dryden. 2. A stamp or die for molding or impressing an ornamental design upon an object; as, a butter print. 3. That which receives an impression, as from a stamp or mold; as, a print of butter. 4. Printed letters; the impression taken from type, as to excellence, form, size, etc.; as, small print; large print; this line is in print. 5. That which is produced by printing. Specifically: (a) An impression taken from anything, as from an engraved plate. ``The prints which we see of antiquities.'' --Dryden. (b) A printed publication, more especially a newspaper or other periodical. --Addison. (c) A printed cloth; a fabric figured by stamping, especially calico or cotton cloth. (d) A photographic copy, or positive picture, on prepared paper, as from a negative, or from a drawing on transparent paper. 6. (Founding) A core print. See under {Core}. {Blue print}, a copy in white lines on a blue ground, of a drawing, plan, tracing, etc., or a positive picture in blue and white, from a negative, produced by photographic printing on peculiarly prepared paper. {In print}. (a) In a printed form; issued from the press; published. --Shak. (b) To the letter; with accurateness. ``All this I speak in print.'' --Shak. {Out of print}. See under {Out}. {Print works}, a factory where cloth, as calico, is printed.

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