Definitions for Publishing
ˈpʌb lɪ ʃɪŋpub·lish·ing
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Publishing.
the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution
The industry of publishing, including the production and distribution of books, magazines, web sites, newspapers, etc.
Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of literature, music, or information, making it available to the public. Traditionally, it involves printing and distributing physical copies of books, newspapers, or magazines. In the modern era, it also includes digital publishing like eBooks, blogs, or websites. The person or body who does the publishing is called the publisher, which can range from individual authors to global multimedia conglomerates.
Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of literature, music, or information — the activity of making information available to the general public. In some cases, authors may be their own publishers, meaning: originators and developers of content also provide media to deliver and display the content for the same. Also, the word publisher can refer to the individual who leads a publishing company or imprint or to a person who owns a magazine. Traditionally, the term refers to the distribution of printed works such as books and newspapers. With the advent of digital information systems and the Internet, the scope of publishing has expanded to include electronic resources, such as the electronic versions of books and periodicals, as well as micropublishing, websites, blogs, video game publishers and the like. Publishing includes the stages of the development, acquisition, copy-editing, graphic design, production – printing, and marketing and distribution of newspapers, magazines, books, literary works, musical works, software and other works dealing with information, including the electronic media. Publication is also important as a legal concept:
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"The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Publishing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4201
Rank popularity for the word 'Publishing' in Nouns Frequency: #1744
The numerical value of Publishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Publishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Publishing the protocols and coordination rules under which the National Guard operates in support of immigration authorities, particularly regarding the procedures for detaining persons with an illegal immigration status, is desirable, if such protocols and rules don't exist, establishing and publishing them is an urgent matter.
Nearly everything I do is independent. It's my nature, what being fiercely independent. And publishing my written works of literature under my own imprint—Quill Pen Ink Publishing—is no different.
Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
How often does the publishing industry have the rare opportunity to publish a second work of an author whose promise was so great but who never completed a second project?
The winners of the 2015 Goodreads Choice Awards encapsulate some of the year's biggest trends in publishing, from a Tumblr poet to a YouTube star's memoir and from one of the fastest selling debut books in publishing history to the return of one of the most beloved authors in America.
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