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Meaning of PRINT

Pronunciation:  print

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

PRINT is a 5 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: black and white, impress, photographic print, printed, publish, written
 See Also: boldface, cloth, contact print, copperplate, create, cutout, cyclostyle, engrave, engraving, etch, exposure, fabric, fine print, fingerprint, gazette, graphic art, gravure, heliogravure, italicise, italicize, letter, linocut, lithograph, lithograph, make, material, mezzotint, misprint, multigraph, overprint, overprint, photo, photograph, photogravure, pic, print over, produce, proof, prove, reproduce, republish, serograph, silk screen print, silkscreen, silk-screen, small print, stencil, surprint, textile, typeset, write, written communication, written language



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
             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.
    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.
  2. \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.
  3. \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.''
       (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.
       (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.
Computing Dictionary

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