Printer's ink
Printer Print"er, n. One who prints; especially, one who prints books, newspapers, engravings, etc., a compositor; a typesetter; a pressman. [1913 Webster]

{Printer's devil}, {Printer's gauge}. See under {Devil}, and {Gauge}.

{Printer's ink}. See {Printing ink}, below. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Printer's ink — Ink Ink, n. [OE. enke, inke, OF. enque, F. encre, L. encaustum the purple red ink with which the Roman emperors signed their edicts, Gr. ?, fr. ? burnt in, encaustic, fr. ? to burn in. See {Encaustic}, {Caustic}.] 1. A fluid, or a viscous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • printer's ink — noun a semisolid quick drying ink made especially for use in printing • Syn: ↑printing ink • Hypernyms: ↑ink * * * noun 1. : ink for use in printing; especially : one of the semisolid quick drying black inks ordinarily used in letterpress or …   Useful english dictionary

  • printer's ink — spaustuviniai dažai statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Spausdinimui naudojama spalvota pasta ar suspensija. atitikmenys: angl. ink; printer s ink rus. типографическая краска ryšiai: sinonimas – poligrafiniai dažai …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • printer's ink — ink used in the printing business …   English contemporary dictionary

  • printer's ink — noun (U) printing ink …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Printer's devil — Printer Print er, n. One who prints; especially, one who prints books, newspapers, engravings, etc., a compositor; a typesetter; a pressman. [1913 Webster] {Printer s devil}, {Printer s gauge}. See under {Devil}, and {Gauge}. {Printer s ink}. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Printer's gauge — Printer Print er, n. One who prints; especially, one who prints books, newspapers, engravings, etc., a compositor; a typesetter; a pressman. [1913 Webster] {Printer s devil}, {Printer s gauge}. See under {Devil}, and {Gauge}. {Printer s ink}. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Printer's devil — A printer s devil was an apprentice in a printing establishment who performed a number of tasks, such as mixing tubs of ink and fetching type. A number of famous men served as printer s devils in their youth, including Ambrose Bierce, Benjamin… …   Wikipedia

  • Printer's devil — Devil Dev il, n. [AS. de[ o]fol, de[ o]ful; akin to G. ?eufel, Goth. diaba[ u]lus; all fr. L. diabolus the devil, Gr. ? the devil, the slanderer, fr. ? to slander, calumniate, orig., to throw across; ? across + ? to throw, let fall, fall; cf. Skr …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Printer — Print er, n. One who prints; especially, one who prints books, newspapers, engravings, etc., a compositor; a typesetter; a pressman. [1913 Webster] {Printer s devil}, {Printer s gauge}. See under {Devil}, and {Gauge}. {Printer s ink}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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