Meaning of INK in English

INK

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a pencil/ink/charcoal etc drawing (= done using a pencil, ink etc )

I like to do a few pencil drawings when I go away anywhere.

ink blots

ink blots

ink pad

invisible ink

pen and ink

a pen and ink drawing

printing ink

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

black

Printing in black tends to be the least expensive as it does not mean that the machinery needs cleaning of black ink .

Scraperboard a board prepared with black indian ink over a china clay surface.

Liz had a calendar and she crossed off the days in black ink .

No one said anything; we simply kept marking the pages with black ink .

And Harry's name, written in black anonymous ink ..

If a mass of black ink has landed on the page, start breaking up that paragraph.

indelible

All voters' hands will be dyed with indelible ink , and both the vote and the count will be conducted locally.

indian

Scraperboard a board prepared with black indian ink over a china clay surface.

invisible

A newly created invisible ink makes the animals disappear with the heat of your body.

Vietcong couriers slipped into Saigon to pick up his reports, which he wrote in invisible ink made from starch.

■ NOUN

blot

Right: Victor Hugo, ink blot , about 1855.

This ink blot , due to be exhibited, dates from Hugo's eighteen year-long political exile on the island of Jersey.

I appeared twice like an ink blot on a folded sheet of paper: a passive, meaningless blur.

cartridge

The ink cartridge is an open-plan affair, with four ink tanks feeding to a head built into the carrier.

Switching between black and color printing requires changing ink cartridges .

This is quite an expensive printer to run, with the integral head and ink cartridges costing around £30 each.

By simply placing this in the ink cartridge bay and installing the software provided, your printer is converted into a scanner.

On-screen guidelines are given for changing the ink cartridge , which does 60 pages at a cost of around 2.5 pence each.

drawing

Most of them might more accurately be described as tinted pen and ink drawings than watercolours in the traditional sense.

They performed against a backdrop resembling a pen and ink drawing on white paper.

The pen and ink drawings of Mike Wilks may never be the same again.

Her pen and ink drawings have been used to illustrate local regional magazines and she has had several commissions.

pen

The pens can be fibre-tip, ball-point or ink pens.

printing

The blank spaces become wet and therefore reject the printing ink .

Restrictions on the use of paper and printing ink resulted in canned goods carrying only half-labels.

■ VERB

use

Printing in several colours is expensive, but using a single colour ink , not necessarily black, is much less so.

So get those pens and paper ready. Use red ink .

Blind emboss a raised impression made without using ink or foil.

It helps to make the message prominent by using red ink or something similar that catches the eye. 5.

They use ink as opposed to the plastic toner used by lasers.

Size markers are drawn on the gel using radioactive ink .

write

It was written in bright red ink .

Their bonds might as well have been written with disappearing ink .

Under the same date, neatly inscribed in copperplate writing with sepia ink , was the name Sarah Byrne.

Be-side their names he wrote curses in red ink .

One of the big changes we had to cope with, was learning to write with pen and ink .

Vietcong couriers slipped into Saigon to pick up his reports, which he wrote in invisible ink made from starch.

And Harry's name, written in black anonymous ink ..

It was a letter written in blue ink .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

bleed red ink

indelible ink/pencil/marker etc

All voters' hands will be dyed with indelible ink, and both the vote and the count will be conducted locally.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Always choose a permanent ink rather than buying the cheapest you can find.

But why do I waste ink telling you this?

Carkesse believed that madmen vent their rage by words on air, poets by ink on paper.

He worked on a Diners Club card, removing the ink on the raised letters with a Q-tip doused in polyester resin.

Her name, Beulah, is printed in green ink on a heart-shaped name tag.

Printing in black tends to be the least expensive as it does not mean that the machinery needs cleaning of black ink .

There being no ink left in the pen, Pooley had pierced the points of his speculation through with defunct matchsticks.

II. verb

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

indelible ink/pencil/marker etc

All voters' hands will be dyed with indelible ink, and both the vote and the count will be conducted locally.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The number was inked on the side of his helmet.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

However ferociously we ink over our first thoughts, history finds a way of reading them.

Some people cut and paste on the computer or simply ink in arrows: You can also use columns for your list.

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