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Definition of Print

Print

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

Print Quotations

Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.
Robert Collier

Every day, three times per second, we produce the equivalent of the amount of data that the Library of Congress has in its entire print collection, right? But most of it is like cat videos on YouTube or 13-year-olds exchanging text messages about the next Twilight movie.
Nate Silver

The great thing about being a print journalist is that you are permitted to duck. Cameramen get killed while the writers are flat on the floor. A war correspondent for the BBC dedicated his memoir to 50 fallen colleagues, and I guarantee you they were all taking pictures. I am only alive because I am such a chicken.
P. J. O'Rourke

The big print giveth and the small print taketh away.
Tom Waits

Every time that I wanted to give up, if I saw an interesting textile, print what ever, suddenly I would see a collection.
Anna Sui
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Print Translations

print in Danish is trykke, tryk
print in Dutch is afdruk
print in Finnish is painaa
print in French is imprimons, imprimez, imprimer, impriment
print in German is Druck, drucken, drucken, druck
print in Norwegian is kopiere, trykke
print in Swedish is trycka, tryck, skriva ut
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