American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A mark showing the greatest height to which water has risen.
- n. A line indicating the heights of high and low tide.
- n. A translucent design impressed on paper during manufacture and visible when the paper is held to the light.
- n. The metal pattern that produces this design.
- v. To mark (paper) with a watermark.
- v. To impress (a pattern or design) as a watermark.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The mark, line, or limit of the rise or height of water, as in a well, a river, the sea, etc.; a water-line; especially, a tide-mark.
- n. A faintly marked letter, figure, or design in the fabric of paper, that denotes its size or its manufacturer, usually barely noticeable except when the sheet is held against strong light. It is made in the process of manufacture by the pressure of wires on the moist pulp. The water-marks used by the earlier paper-makers have given names to several of the present standard sizes of paper, as pot, foolscap, crown, elephant, and post, the last being so called from the dcvice of a postman's horn as water-mark.
- To mark or stamp with water-lines: as, to water-mark paper; a.water-marked page.
- To mark, inscribe, or embody in water-lines.
- n. A translucent design impressed on the surface of paper and visible when the paper is held to the light.
- n. computing Auxiliary data embedded in a datafile for subsequent identification and verification of the file.
- v. transitive To mark paper with a watermark.
- v. transitive To mark a datafile with a watermark.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A mark indicating the height to which water has risen, or at which it has stood; the usual limit of high or low water.
- n. A letter, device, or the like, wrought into paper during the process of manufacture.
- n. (Naut.), rare See Water line, 2.
- n. a line marking the level reached by a body of water
- n. a distinguishing mark impressed on paper during manufacture; visible when paper is held up to the light
- water + mark (Wiktionary)
“The book, the cover of which ripples with the watermark from a dollar bill, was, Child says, greatly influence by films such as High Society.”
“The artifact fields allow the user to search using information about the work the watermark is found in such as repository institution, country, format, author, etc.”
“Given several marked files, an attacker can locate all or most of the places the watermark is hidden, which is again the first step in removing the watermark.”
“In contrast, the MediaMax watermark is applied in the time domain and is rendered undetectable by even minor changes to the file.”
“Music industry is actually doing this now with something called the watermark to protect their music files.”
“The watermark was the facial image of Albert Lutuli, the first person from Africa to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.”
“-- A more refined watermark, which is more clearly visible;”
“Forged permits are very risky things to work with, as all genuine ones bear the government watermark, which is not easy to reproduce.”
“Using embeded graphics similar to a watermark is the solution.”
“A watermark is a transparent outline that appears either over or behind the primary content on a screen.”
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