print

print [print]
n.
[ME prente < OFr preinte < prient, pp. of preindre < L premere, to PRESS1]
1. a mark made in or on a surface by pressing or hitting with an object; impression; imprint [the print of a heel]
2. an object for making such a mark, as a stamp, die, seal, mold, etc.
3. an object or mass that has received such a mark [a print of butter]
4. a cloth printed with a design, or a dress, blouse, etc. made of this
5. the condition of being printed
6. printed lettering
7. the impression made by inked type [uneven print]
8. a picture or design printed from a plate, block, roll, etc., as an etching, woodcut, lithograph, etc.
9. printed matter for reading
10. a photograph, esp. one made from a negative
vt.
[ME prenten, printen < the n.]
1. to mark by pressing or stamping; make a print on or in
2. to press or stamp (a mark, letter, etc.) on or in a surface
3. to draw, trace, carve, or otherwise make (a mark, letter, etc.) on a surface
4. to produce on the surface of (paper, etc.) the impression of inked type, plates, etc. by means of a printing press
5. to perform or cause to be performed all processes connected with the printing of (a book, etc.), as typesetting, presswork, etc.
6. to publish in print [to print a story]
7. to write in letters resembling printed ones [print the name]
8. to produce (a photograph, or positive picture) from (a negative)
9. to impress upon the mind, memory, etc.
10. Comput. to deliver (information) by means of a printer: often with out
vi.
1. to practice the art or trade of a printer
2. to produce an impression, print, photograph, etc. [a negative that prints well]
3. to write in letters resembling printed ones
4. to produce newspapers, books, etc. by means of a printing press
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in print
1. in printed form; published
2. still being sold by the publisher: said of books, etc.
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out of print
no longer being sold by the publisher: said of books, etc.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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