out of print
phrasal not procurable from the publisher

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Out of print — refers to an item, typically a book (see: Out of print books), but can include any print or visual media or sound recording, that is in the state of no longer being published. The abbreviation OOP (also OP) is a more general term that encompasses …   Wikipedia

  • Out of 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of print — {adj. phr.} No longer obtainable from the publisher because the printed copies have been sold out; no longer printed. * /The book is out of print. An edition of one thousand copies was sold and no more copies were printed./ Compare: OUT OF STOCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of print — {adj. phr.} No longer obtainable from the publisher because the printed copies have been sold out; no longer printed. * /The book is out of print. An edition of one thousand copies was sold and no more copies were printed./ Compare: OUT OF STOCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Out of print — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of print — Not open on the print. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary See: clean. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * out of print out of print ➔ print2 * * * Ⅰ. in/out of print ► if a book is in print, it is possible to buy a n …   Financial and business terms

  • Out of print — Ein Gegenstand ist out of print (OOP), wenn der Hersteller die Produktion des Artikels einstellt und dieser somit nach Verkauf der Lagerbestände nicht mehr als Neuware am Markt erhältlich ist. Meistens trifft dies auf Bücher zu, der Begriff kann… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • out-of-print — /owt euhv print /, adj. 1. being no longer published; no longer printed or reprinted: a bookstore specializing in out of print books. n. 2. a book, pamphlet, etc., that is no longer published. [1665 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • out-of-print — adjective No longer offered for sale by a publisher; no longer on the firsthand market. Im sorry, but that book has been out of print for twenty years …   Wiktionary

  • out of print — adjective Not available from the publisher (of a printed work, especially a book) …   Wiktionary

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