Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure.
  • noun A fingerprint.
  • noun A device or implement, such as a stamp, die, or seal, used to press markings onto or into a surface.
  • noun Something formed or marked by such a device.
  • noun Text, lettering, or other marks produced in ink from type as by a printing press or from digital fonts by an electronic printer.
  • noun Printed state or form.
  • noun A printed publication or edition of a text; a printing.
  • noun A design or picture transferred from an engraved plate, wood block, lithographic stone, or other medium.
  • noun A photographic image transferred to paper or a similar surface.
  • noun A copy of a movie made on film or in a high resolution digital format, as for public exhibition.
  • noun A fabric or garment with a dyed pattern that has been pressed onto it, usually by engraved rollers.
  • noun The pattern itself.
  • intransitive verb To press (a mark or design, for example) onto or into a surface.
  • intransitive verb To make an impression on or in (a surface) with a device such as a stamp, seal, or die.
  • intransitive verb To press (something, such as a stamp) onto or into a surface to leave a marking.
  • intransitive verb To produce by means of pressed type, an electronic printer, or similar means, on a paper surface.
  • intransitive verb To offer in printed form; publish.
  • intransitive verb To reproduce (a digital document or image) on a paper surface.
  • intransitive verb To convert (a digital document) into a file format designed for publication.
  • intransitive verb To write (something) in characters similar to those commonly used in print.
  • intransitive verb To impress firmly in the mind or memory.
  • intransitive verb To produce a photographic image from (a negative, for example) by passing light through film onto a photosensitive surface, especially sensitized paper.
  • intransitive verb To produce (an electronic component) by mechanically transferring a circuit or circuit pattern onto a nonconductive surface.
  • intransitive verb To work as a printer.
  • intransitive verb To produce something in printed form by means of a printing press or other reproduction process.
  • intransitive verb To write characters similar to those commonly used in print.
  • intransitive verb To produce or receive an impression, marking, or image.
  • adjective Published or reproduced by printing, especially in contrast to electronic publication.
  • adjective Relating to or involved in media based on printing, especially newspapers and magazines.
  • idiom (in print) In printed or published form.
  • idiom (in print) Offered for sale by a publisher.
  • idiom (out of print) No longer offered for sale by a publisher.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To press upon or into (something); impress; imprint.
  • To mark by pressing something upon; leave an imprint upon; as, to print butter.
  • To make or form by pressure or impression of any kind; fashion or shape out by stamping, indentation, or delineation in general.
  • Specifically To stamp by direct pressure, as from the face of types, plates, or blocks covered with ink or pigments; impress with transferred characters or delineations by the exertion of force, as with a press or some other mechanical agency: as, to print a ream of paper; to print calico; to print pottery.
  • To copy by pressure; take an impression or impressions from or of. as, to print a form of type; to print an engraved plate or block; to print a pattern on paper, or on calico or some other fabric.
  • To make a copy or copies of by impression; produce by or issue from the press; put into print, as for publication: as, to print a book or a newspaper, an essay or a sermon; to print a picture.
  • To cause to be printed; obtain the printing or publication of; publish.
  • To form letters; write.
  • To form by imitation of printed characters; write in the style of print: as, the child has learned to print the letters of the alphabet.
  • To record, describe, or characterize in print as.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English preinte, from Old French, from feminine past participle of preindre, to press, alteration of prembre, from Latin premere; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Old French preinte, the feminine past participle of preindre ("to press"), itself from Latin premere ("top press").

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