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 — ► out of print (of a book) no longer available from the publisher. Main Entry: ↑print …   English terms dictionary

  • 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 — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : a title that is 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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 — no longer available in published form. I m afraid you can t order that book it s out of print. Opposite of: in print …   New idioms dictionary

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