the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published
all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time
"the first edition appeared in 1920"; "it was too late for the morning edition"; "they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings"
an issue of a newspaper
"he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times"
version, variant, variation, edition(noun)
something a little different from others of the same type
"an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"
A literary work edited and published, as by a certain editor or in a certain manner.
The whole number of copies of a work printed and published at one time; as, the first edition was soon sold.
Origin: editio, from edere.
a literary work edited and published, as by a certain editor or in a certain manner; as, a good edition of Chaucer; Chalmers' edition of Shakespeare
the whole number of copies of a work printed and published at one time; as, the first edition was soon sold
Origin: [L. editio, fr. edere to publish; cf. F. dition. See Edit.]
In printmaking, an edition is a number of prints struck from one plate, usually at the same time. This is the meaning covered by this article. This may be a limited edition, with a fixed number of impressions produced on the understanding that no further impressions will be produced later, or an open edition limited only by the number that can be sold or produced before the plate wears. Most modern artists produce only limited editions, normally signed by the artist in pencil, and numbered as say 67/100 to show the unique number of that impression and the total edition size.
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Rank popularity for the word 'edition' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3756
Rank popularity for the word 'edition' in Nouns Frequency: #1319
The numerical value of edition in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of edition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- издание, тиражBulgarian
- edicióCatalan, Valencian
- Auflage, Ausgabe, AufgabeGerman
- tiraje, ediciónSpanish
- eagrán, atheagrúIrish
- eagran, deasachadhScottish Gaelic
- editie, drukDutch
- wydanie, nakładPolish
- utgåva, upplagaSwedish
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