I. noun Etymology: Middle English prente, from Anglo-French, from preint, prient, past participle of priendre to press, from Latin premere — more at press Date: 14th century 1. a. a mark made by pressure ; impression b. something impressed with a print or formed in a mold c. fingerprint 2. a. printed state or form b. the printing industry 3. a. printed matter b. plural 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; especially one made from a negative II. verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 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 intransitive verb 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 III. adjective Date: 1953 of, relating to, or writing for printed publications <
print journalists

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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