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  1. print(noun)

    the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication

    "I want to see it in print"

  2. print(noun)

    a picture or design printed from an engraving

  3. mark, print(noun)

    a visible indication made on a surface

    "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere"

  4. print(noun)

    availability in printed form

    "we've got to get that story into print"; "his book is no longer in print"

  5. print(noun)

    a copy of a movie on film (especially a particular version of it)

  6. print(noun)

    a fabric with a dyed pattern pressed onto it (usually by engraved rollers)

  7. photographic print, print(verb)

    a printed picture produced from a photographic negative

  8. print, publish(verb)

    put into print

    "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed"

  9. print(verb)

    write as if with print; not cursive

  10. print(verb)

    make into a print

    "print the negative"

  11. print, impress(verb)

    reproduce by printing

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. print(Noun)

    Books and other material created by printing presses, considered collectively or as a medium.

  2. print(Noun)

    Clear handwriting, especially, writing without connected letters as in cursive.

    Write in print using block letters.

  3. print(Noun)

    The letters forming the text of a document.

    The print is too small for me to read.

  4. print(Noun)

    A visible impression on a surface.

    Using a crayon, the girl made a print of the leaf under the page.

  5. print(Noun)

    A fingerprint.

    Did the police find any prints at the scene?

  6. print(Noun)

    A footprint.

  7. print(Noun)

    A picture that was created in multiple copies by printing.

  8. print(Noun)

    A photograph that has been printed onto paper from the negative.

  9. print(Noun)

    A copy of a film that can be projected.

  10. print(Verb)

    To copy something onto a surface, especially by machine.

  11. print(Verb)

    To write very clearly, especially, to write without connecting the letters as in cursive.

  12. print(Verb)

    To publish in a book, newspaper, etc.

    How could they print an unfounded rumour like that?

  13. print(Noun)

    Cloth that has had a pattern of dye printed onto it.

  14. print(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or writing for printed publications.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Print(verb)

    to fix or impress, as a stamp, mark, character, idea, etc., into or upon something

  2. Print(verb)

    to stamp something in or upon; to make an impression or mark upon by pressure, or as by pressure

  3. Print(verb)

    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. Print(verb)

    to stamp or impress with colored figures or patterns; as, to print calico

  5. Print(verb)

    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. Print(verb)

    to use or practice the art of typography; to take impressions of letters, figures, or electrotypes, engraved plates, or the like

  7. Print(verb)

    to publish a book or an article

  8. Print(noun)

    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. Print(noun)

    a stamp or die for molding or impressing an ornamental design upon an object; as, a butter print

  10. Print(noun)

    that which receives an impression, as from a stamp or mold; as, a print of butter

  11. Print(noun)

    printed letters; the impression taken from type, as to excellence, form, size, etc.; as, small print; large print; this line is in print

  12. Print(noun)

    that which is produced by printing

  13. Print(noun)

    an impression taken from anything, as from an engraved plate

  14. Print(noun)

    a printed publication, more especially a newspaper or other periodical

  15. Print(noun)

    a printed cloth; a fabric figured by stamping, especially calico or cotton cloth

  16. Print(noun)

    a photographic copy, or positive picture, on prepared paper, as from a negative, or from a drawing on transparent paper

  17. Print(noun)

    a core print. See under Core

  18. Origin: [See Print, v., Imprint, n.]

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  1. Print

    The publication, Print, A Quarterly Journal of the Graphic Arts, was a limited edition quarterly periodical begun in 1940 and continued under different names up to the present day as Print, a bimonthly American magazine about visual culture and design. In its current format, Print documents and critiques commercial, social, and environmental design from every angle: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Print is a general-interest magazine, written by cultural reporters and critics who look at design in its social, political, and historical contexts. From newspapers and book covers to Web-based motion graphics, from corporate branding to indie-rock posters, from exhibitions to cars to monuments, Print shows its audience of designers, art directors, illustrators, photographers, educators, students, and enthusiasts of popular culture why our world looks the way it looks, and why the way it looks matters. Print underwent a complete redesign in 2005.

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  1. print

    To output, even if to a screen. If a hacker says that a program “printed a message”, he means this; if he refers to printing a file, he probably means it in the conventional sense of writing to a hardcopy device (compounds like ‘print job’ and ‘printout’, on the other hand, always refer to the latter). This very common term is likely a holdover from the days when printing terminals were the norm, perpetuated by programming language constructs like C's printf(3). See senses 1 and 2 of tty.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'print' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4442

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'print' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3474

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'print' in Nouns Frequency: #1295

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'print' in Verbs Frequency: #519

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