What does overprint mean?

Definitions for overprintˌoʊ vərˈprɪnt; ˈoʊ vərˌprɪnt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overprint.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overprint, surprint(verb)

    something added by overprinting

  2. overprint, print over(verb)

    print (additional text or colors) onto an already imprinted paper


  1. overprint(Noun)

    The addition of new text on a previously printed stamp, usually to add a surcharge or change the face value.

  2. overprint(Verb)

    To add an overprint.

  3. overprint(Verb)

    To overlap different colours to avoid gaps.


  1. Overprint

    An overprint is an additional layer of text or graphics added to the face of a postage stamp or banknote after it has been printed. Post offices most often use overprints for internal administrative purposes such as accounting but they are also employed in public mail. The most well-recognized varieties are commemorative overprints which are produced for their public appeal and command significant interest in the field of philately.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. overprint

    Information printed or stamped upon a map or chart, in addition to that originally printed, to show data of importance or special use.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overprint in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overprint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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