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, 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"
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.
Etymology: 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
Etymology: [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
He said that he believes that marriage is between a man and a woman, and he believed that, because he said as a Christian, it was the biblical view, and he had to believe that God was in the mix, one of three things is true: he was either lying in 2008, he's lying now, or God rewrote the bible and Barack Obama is the only one who got the new edition and I don't think that's what happened.
It's such a valuable piece because it's such an obvious entry into the world of Winnie-the-Pooh, it's there as you open the book of the first edition, it's there on the end papers. It's also there in the Disney cartoon.
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.
I personally think that unless there’s a new innovation… the display on the special edition iPhone will remain flat.
I believe I shall,in some shape or other,always exist; and, with all the inconveniences human life is liable to, I shall not object to a new edition of mine, hoping, however, that the errata of the last may be corrected.
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- тираж, изданиеBulgarian
- edicióCatalan, Valencian
- Auflage, Aufgabe, AusgabeGerman
- edición, tirajeSpanish
- atheagrú, eagránIrish
- eagran, deasachadhScottish Gaelic
- editie, drukDutch
- wydanie, nakładPolish
- upplaga, utgåvaSwedish
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