Meaning of PRINT in English


[print] n [ME preinte, fr. MF, fr. preint, pp. of preindre to press, fr. L premere--more at press] (14c) 1 a: a mark made by pressure: impression b: something impressed with a print or formed in a mold

2. a: printed state or form b: the printing industry 3 a: printed matter b pl: printed publications

4: printed letters: type

5. a (1): a copy made by printing (2): a reproduction of an original work of art (as a painting) made by a photomechanical process (3): an original work of art (as a woodcut, etching, or lithograph) intended for graphic reproduction and produced by or under the supervision of the artist who designed it b: cloth with a pattern or figured design applied by printing; also: an article of such cloth c: a photographic or motion-picture copy; esp: one made from a negative -- in print : procurable from the publisher -- out of print : not procurable from the publisher

[2]print vt (14c) 1 a: to impress something in or on b: to stamp (as a mark) in or on something

2. a: to make a copy of by impressing paper against an inked printing surface b (1): to impress (as wallpaper) with a design or pattern (2): to impress (a pattern or design) on something c: to publish in print d: print out; also: to display on a surface (as a computer screen) for viewing

3: to write in letters shaped like those of ordinary roman text type

4: to make (a positive picture) on a sensitized photographic surface from a negative or a positive ~ vi 1 a: to work as a printer b: to produce printed matter

2: to produce something in printed form

3: to write or hand-letter in imitation of unjoined printed characters [3]print adj (1953): of, relating to, or writing for printed publications "~ journalists"

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.