In print
Print Print, n. [See {Print}, v., {Imprint}, n.] 1. A mark made by impression; a line, character, figure, or indentation, made by the pressure of one thing on another; as, the print of teeth or nails in flesh; the print of the foot in sand or snow. [1913 Webster]

Where print of human feet was never seen. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. A stamp or die for molding or impressing an ornamental design upon an object; as, a butter print. [1913 Webster]

3. That which receives an impression, as from a stamp or mold; as, a print of butter. [1913 Webster]

4. Printed letters; the impression taken from type, as to excellence, form, size, etc.; as, small print; large print; this line is in print. [1913 Webster]

5. That which is produced by printing. Specifically: (a) An impression taken from anything, as from an engraved plate. ``The prints which we see of antiquities.'' --Dryden. (b) A printed publication, more especially a newspaper or other periodical. --Addison. (c) A printed cloth; a fabric figured by stamping, especially calico or cotton cloth. (d) A photographic copy, or positive picture, on prepared paper, as from a negative, or from a drawing on transparent paper. [1913 Webster]

6. (Founding) A core print. See under {Core}. [1913 Webster]

{Blue print}, a copy in white lines on a blue ground, of a drawing, plan, tracing, etc., or a positive picture in blue and white, from a negative, produced by photographic printing on peculiarly prepared paper.

{In print}. (a) In a printed form; issued from the press; published. --Shak. (b) To the letter; with accurateness. ``All this I speak in print.'' --Shak.

{Out of print}. See under {Out}.

{Print works}, a factory where cloth, as calico, is printed. [1913 Webster]


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  • in print — {adj. phr.} Obtainable in printed form from a printer or publisher; printed. * /The author has finished writing his book but it is not yet in print./ * /The story of the students trip to Washington appeared in print in the newspaper./ * /It is a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in print — in a published form. This is the first time that I ve seen his speeches in print. The biography generated a lot of interest and now all her novels are back in print. Opposite of: out of print …   New idioms dictionary

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  • in print — 1) printed in a book, magazine or newspaper How does it feel to finally see one of your articles in print? 2) a book, magazine etc that is in print is still available to buy from its publisher Is that old grammar book still in print? …   English dictionary

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  • in-print — adjective Date: 1880 being in print …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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