from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To imprint over with something more, especially to print over with another color.
- n. A mark or impression made by overprinting.
- n. A mark or words printed over a postage stamp to note a change in use or a special occasion.
- n. A stamp so marked.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The addition of new text on a previously printed stamp, usually to add a surcharge or change the face value.
- v. To add an overprint.
- v. To overlap different colours to avoid gaps.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In photography, to print (a positive) much darker than it will be when finished.
- In calico-printing, to print one color over another, as the printing of indigo patterns on cloth previously dyed turkey red.
- n. An offprint.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. print (additional text or colors) onto an already imprinted paper
- n. something added by overprinting
Hibbs posts an excerpt from the publisher's message telling retailers it "will do everything possible to ensure an overprint is on hand to counter huge anticipated demand."
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IMAGE UNITED writer Robert Kirkman said, With an overprint this substantial, this immediate sellout is a clear indication the founders and their pantheon of characters are as hot as ever.
Despite a significant overprint, the first issue managed to sell out at a distribution-level in less than twelve hours.
Let's just hope that Marvel overprint in large enough numbers, because I'm certain that initial orders aren't going to meet demand ...
Plus in case they haven't Marvel is saying they are planning a huge overprint and I would assume second and third printings if needed.
And tie it to the polls on Nixon-Bushit -- the "favorability" rating applicable to Nixon-Bushit should be nailed to Thompson as an overprint on his campaign fliers, etc.
Their last Christams exhibition was THE ILLUSTRATORS: THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1800 – 2008 They always overprint on the catalogues because they sell them to people all around the world.
CHEW, the all-new crime series with a cannibalistic twist by writer John Layman and illustrator Rob Guillory, experienced yet another sell out on all issues despite the largest overprint on the series yet.
Do you mind me making a t-shirt overprint or political flyer from this one? of course with reference to you ...
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