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print

Noun

1 the result of the printing process; "I want to see it in black and white" [syn: black and white]
2 a picture or design printed from an engraving
3 a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere" [syn: mark]
4 a copy of a movie on film (especially a particular version of it)
5 a fabric with a dyed pattern pressed onto it (usually by engraved rollers)
6 a printed picture produced from a photographic negative [syn: photographic print]

Verb

1 put into print; "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed" [syn: publish]
2 write as if with print; not cursive
3 make into a print; "print the negative"
4 reproduce by printing [syn: impress]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • /prɪnt/

Etymology

From preinte (feminine past participle of preindre "to press"), from premere.

Adjective

  1. of, relating to, or writing for printed publications

Verb

  1. To copy something onto a surface, especially by machine.
    • Print the draft double-spaced so we can mark changes between the lines.
    • The circuitry is printed onto the semiconductor surface.
  2. In the context of "transitive or intransitive": To write very clearly, especially, to write without connecting the letters as in cursive.
    • Print your name here and sign below.
    • I'm only in grade 2, so I only know how to print.
  3. To publish in a book, newspaper, etc.
    • How could they print an unfounded rumour like that?

Derived terms

Translations

to copy something on a surface, especially by machine
write clearly

Noun

  1. Books and other material created by printing presses, considered collectively or as a medium.
    • Three citations are required for each meaning, including one in print.
    • TV and the internet haven't killed print.
  2. Clear handwriting, especially, writing without connected letters as in cursive.
    • Write in print using block letters.
  3. The letters forming the text of a document.
    • The print is too small for me to read.
  4. A visible impression on a surface.
    • Using a crayon, the girl made a print of the leaf under the page.
  5. A fingerprint.
    • Did the police find any prints at the scene?
  6. A footprint.
  7. In the context of "visual art": A picture that was created in multiple copies by printing.
  8. In the context of "photography": A photograph that has been printed onto paper from the negative.
  9. In the context of "motion pictures": A copy of a film that can be projected.
  10. Cloth that has had a pattern of dye printed onto it.

Translations

result of printing process
visible impression

Croatian

Etymology

From print.

Noun

hr-noun m
  1. Output of a computer printer.

Derived terms

Extensive Definition

Print may refer to:
  • Printing, mostly using a printing press
  • Printmaking, various processes for producing multiple copies of works of art by printing
  • Old master print, a product of printmaking, such as an engraving, etching or woodcut, in the European (as opposed to eg Asian) tradition, especially those made before 1830
  • Textile printing
  • Input/output, computer output on a screen or on paper
  • Photographic print, i.e. photograph or photo
  • Print (filmmaking), e.g. distribution print
  • A BASIC programming language command that generates text in text modes. Derived from the text printing process on teletype terminals prior to refreshing displays
  • Print (magazine), a bimonthly magazine about visual culture and design
print in German: Print
print in Simple English: Print

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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