Meaning of PRINTING in English

PRINTING

print ‧ ing /ˈprɪntɪŋ/ BrE AmE noun

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ print , ↑ printer , ↑ printing ; adjective : printed, ↑ printable ≠ ↑ unprintable ; verb : ↑ print ]

1 . [uncountable] the act or process of making a book, magazine etc using a machine that puts ink onto paper:

the invention of printing

the printing industry

a printing error

2 . [countable] an act of printing a number of copies of a book:

The first printing of her book was 10,000 copies.

3 . [uncountable] a method of writing when you write each letter separately rather than joining the letters of a word

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.