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noun


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

verb


(7)   Put into print
"The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"
"These news should not be printed"
(8)   Write as if with print; not cursive
(9)   Reproduce by printing
(10)   Make into a print; "print the negative"
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Etymology


From preinte, the feminine past participle of preindre "to press", itself from premere "top press".

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. 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?

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. A picture that was created in multiple copies by printing.
  8. A photograph that has been printed onto paper from the negative.
  9. A copy of a film that can be projected.
  10. Cloth that has had a pattern of dye printed onto it.