"print" Definition

  1. v. t. To fix or impress, as a stamp, mark, character, idea, etc., into or upon something.
  2. v. t. To stamp something in or upon; to make an impression or mark upon by pressure, or as by pressure.
  3. v. t. 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. v. t. To stamp or impress with colored figures or patterns; as, to print calico.
  5. v. t. 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.
  6. v. i. To use or practice the art of typography; to take impressions of letters, figures, or electrotypes, engraved plates, or the like.
  7. v. i. To publish a book or an article.
  8. n. 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.
  9. n. A stamp or die for molding or impressing an ornamental design upon an object; as, a butter print.
  10. n. That which receives an impression, as from a stamp or mold; as, a print of butter.
  11. n. Printed letters; the impression taken from type, as to excellence, form, size, etc.; as, small print; large print; this line is in print.
  12. n. That which is produced by printing.
  13. n. An impression taken from anything, as from an engraved plate.
  14. n. A printed publication, more especially a newspaper or other periodical.
  15. n. A printed cloth; a fabric figured by stamping, especially calico or cotton cloth.
  16. n. A photographic copy, or positive picture, on prepared paper, as from a negative, or from a drawing on transparent paper.
  17. n. A core print. See under Core.

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Words that start with "print": 8
Words that end with "print": 11
Words that contain "print": 24
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English Dictionary Definition of print

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