What does edition mean?

Definitions for edition
ɪˈdɪʃ ənedi·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. editionnoun

    the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published

  2. editionnoun

    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"

  3. editionnoun

    an issue of a newspaper

    "he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times"

  4. version, variant, variation, editionnoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. editionnoun

    A literary work edited and published, as by a certain editor or in a certain manner.

  2. editionnoun

    The whole number of copies of a work printed and published at one time; as, the first edition was soon sold.

  3. Etymology: editio, from edere.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. EDITIONnoun

    Etymology: editio, Latin.

    These are of the second edition. William Shakespeare, Mer. Wiv. of Winds.

    This English edition is not so properly a translation, as a new composition upon the same ground. Burnet.

    The business of our redemption is to rub over the defaced copy of the creation, to reprint God’s image upon the soul, and to set forth nature in a second and a fairer edition. South.

    I cannot go so far as he who published the last edition of him. John Dryden, Fables, Preface.

    The Code, composed hastily, was forced to undergo an emendation, and to come forth in a second edition. Thomas Baker.

ChatGPT

  1. edition

    An edition refers to a particular version or form of a published text or work, usually distinguished from others by variations, modifications, or updates. It could be a book, newspaper, magazine, or other written materials. Also, in the context of art or print media, edition can refer to the total number of copies produced.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Editionnoun

    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

  2. Editionnoun

    the whole number of copies of a work printed and published at one time; as, the first edition was soon sold

  3. Etymology: [L. editio, fr. edere to publish; cf. F. dition. See Edit.]

Wikidata

  1. Edition

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'edition' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3756

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'edition' in Nouns Frequency: #1319

Anagrams for edition »

  1. tineoid

  2. odinite

  3. otidine

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of edition in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of edition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of edition in a Sentence

  1. Maria Zakharova:

    First we were accused of providing arms to the so-called 'bloody regime that was persecuting democratic activists', now it's a new edition - we are supposedly harming the fight against terrorism. That is complete rubbish.

  2. Marketing Delia Wong:

    This is our third year in partnership with Freeform and their ‘31 Nights of Halloween’ movie lineup, so it was only right that we celebrated with not just one but three delicious shake flavors in honor of Disney’s ‘Hocus Pocus,’ each served with limited-edition 31 Nights of Halloween x Hocus Pocus cup and spoon that pairs with each Sanderson Sister, following our launch this weekend, guests have been responding very positively, expressing excitement in-shoppe and even on social media.

  3. Art Buchwald:

    His column explaining Thanksgiving to the French when he wrote for the Paris edition of the Herald Tribune there. --bb

  4. Regina Rodriguez:

    . Shortly before the couple were buried, the gunman’s first wife spoke publicly for the first time since the massacre. Tessa Brennaman said Tessa Brennaman lived in constant fear of Kelley, a former airman, and said he had once placed a handgun against Tessa Brennaman head and threatened to kill Tessa Brennaman. He just had a lot of demons or hatred inside of him, Brennaman, 25, told CBS’s Inside Edition. In 2012, while stationed at an Air Force base in New Mexico, Kelley received a court-martial conviction for physically abusing Brennaman and fracturing his infant stepson’s skull. At the Grace Bible Church in La Vernia where the Richard Rodriguez funeral service was held, about 500 people gathered to hear tributes to the couple, who were married in 2006. Rodriguez’s first wife died 15 years ago. Richard Rodriguez only child, daughter Regina Rodriguez, 33, said it was a small comfort that Regina Rodriguez father and Therese died together, deeply in love and inside their place of worship. What a perfect way to leave this world, not one of them going through mourning and burying each other, because I know that my dad could n’t do it again.

  5. Tim Cook:

    The Apple Watch Edition is the most beautiful expression of the Apple Watch.

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