from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something printed and often distributed in partial or preliminary form in advance of official publication: a preprint of a scientific article.
- transitive v. To print in advance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A preliminary form of a scientific paper that has not yet been published in a journal.
- v. To print in advance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which is printed in advance; an early issue, as of a paper that is to be published in a journal or as one of a series.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Steve, the side bar covers the figure xx portion of interest btw, at least according to the preprint, that is the top panel of Figure 4.
Incidentally, if Annan et al did mock up a "preprint" of their McLean rebuttal ahead of acceptance, then I think that's pretty naff practice.
I found that the arXiv an online archive of mostly physics "preprint" articles has sections for popular physics and for physics and society.
It was a "preprint" of the article which is to appear in the St. Louis Federal Reserve
For some corners of science, this "preprint" culture is faster than the traditional refereed journal approach, in which results are sent to journals, who choose appropriate but anonymous experts to sign off the veracity or merit of the work.
They post early drafts of papers online in "preprint" archives.
He should have, even for what we mathematics types call a "preprint," had an appropriate footnote to his source.
"preprint" only a week before an FOMC meeting unless there was already some fairly in-depth discussion about it going on around Fed circles (if there wasn't before, there surely is now!).
Colt McCoy & Sam Bradford signed preprint 8×10 photo
I am very excited about the upcoming CoLIS conference in London next moth — but speaking of literacy, my paper at the conference, Trusting Tags, Terms and Recommendations, [preprint here], is an interesting session: …