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Definition of "import" []

  • To bring or carry in from an outside source, especially to bring in (goods or materials) from a foreign country for trade or sale. (verb-transitive)
  • Computer Science To receive (data) into one program from another. (verb-transitive)
  • To carry or hold the meaning of; signify: a high inflation rate importing hard times for the consumer. (verb-transitive)
  • To imply. (verb-transitive)
  • Archaic To have importance for. (verb-transitive)

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.

Use "import" in a sentence
  • "Inside that first CSS file there is another import that is "@import urlbase-weblog.css;"."
  • "As for adding your own CSS, I normally add it to the bottom of colours. css, you can however add it to a new stylesheet and import it in stylesheet. css using @import - that's assuming you're using Prosilver."
  • "Importing Style Sheets Finally, it is possible to import style sheets through the @import keyword."