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Definition of "print" []

  • A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure: the print of footsteps in the sand. See Synonyms at impression. (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)
  • Lettering or other impressions produced in ink as from type by a printing press or from digital fonts by an electronic printer. (noun)
  • Matter so produced; printed material. (noun)
  • To reproduce (text, pictures, etc), esp in large numbers, by applying ink to paper or other material by one of various processes (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To produce or reproduce (a manuscript, a book, data, etc) in print, as for publication (verb)
  • To write (letters, etc) in the style of printed matter (verb)
  • To mark or indent (a surface) by pressing (something) onto it (verb)
  • To produce a photographic print from (a negative) (verb)
  • To implant or fix in the mind or memory (verb)
  • To make (a mark or indentation) by applying pressure (verb)
  • Printed matter such as newsprint (noun)
  • A printed publication such as a newspaper or book (noun)
  • A design or picture printed from an engraved plate, wood block, or other medium (noun)
  • Printed text, esp with regard to the typeface used (noun)
  • A positive photographic image in colour or black and white produced, usually on paper, from a negative image on film (noun)
  • A fabric with a printed design (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A mark or indentation made by pressing something onto a surface (noun)
  • A stamp, die, etc, that makes such an impression (noun)
  • The surface subjected to such an impression (noun)

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Use "print" in a sentence
  • "How to print PDF from Iphone - Requirements: Microsoft Outlook up and running in your PC Usage scenario send an email with the required PDF attached from your iPhone to your own outlook email add to the subject link "#print" and create a rule in MS Outlook to copy/move such emails to a folder named "BatchPrints" Copy the following code"
  • "'when you print it, if you print it,' he uses, doubtless, _print_ in the sense of _striking off copies_."
  • "Making racist statements, orally and in print, is legal."