Imprint

  • 1 imprint — im‧print [ˈɪmprɪnt] noun [countable] 1. the names of the publisher and the printer as they appear on a book: • books published under the Books For Young Readers imprint 2. ORGANIZATIONS a publishing company …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 imprint — [im print′; ] for n. [ im′print΄] vt. [ME emprenten < OFr empreinter < empreinte, an imprint < pp. of empreindre < L imprimere < in , on + premere, to PRESS1] 1. to mark by or as by pressing or stamping; impress [to imprint a paper …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Imprint — Im*print , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imptrinted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imprinting}.] [OE. emprenten, F. empreint, p. p. of empreindre to imprint, fr. L. imprimere to impres, imprint. See 1st {In }, {Print}, and cf. {Impress}.] 1. To impress; to mark by… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Imprint — Im print, n. [Cf. F. empreinte impress, stamp. See {Imprint}, v. t.] Whatever is impressed or imprinted; the impress or mark left by something; specifically, the name of the printer or publisher (usually) with the time and place of issue, in the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 imprint — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. empreinter, from empreinte, noun use of fem. pp. of eimpreindre to impress, imprint, from V.L. *impremere, from L. imprimere to impress, imprint (see IMPRESS (Cf. impress)). As a noun from mid 15c …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 imprint — ► VERB 1) (usu. be imprinted) make (a mark) on an object by pressure. 2) make an impression or mark on. 3) (imprint on) (of a young animal) come to recognize (another animal, person, or thing) as a parent. ► NOUN 1) an impressed mark. 2) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 imprint — [n] impression; symbol banner, dent, design, effect, emblem, heading, impress, indentation, influence, mark, name, print, sign, signature, stamp, trace, trademark; concepts 284,625 imprint [v] stamp designate, engrave, establish, etch, fix,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 imprint — index brand, brand (mark), caption, copy, embed, fingerprints, impression, inculcate …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 imprint — n print, impression, impress, stamp …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 imprint — is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable as a noun and on the second syllable as a verb …

    Modern English usage

  • 11 Imprint — Ein Imprint ist im Verlagswesen eine Wortmarke, die im Buchhandel wie ein Verlag gehandhabt wird. Hinter ihr steht jedoch ein anders benanntes Verlagsunternehmen. Imprints dienen primär dem Marketing gegenüber dem Buchhändler und dem Endkunden.… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 12 imprint — I UK [ˈɪmprɪnt] / US [ˈɪmˌprɪnt] noun [countable] Word forms imprint : singular imprint plural imprints 1) a mark that an object leaves on a surface when it is pressed into it 2) a strong permanent influence on someone or something leave an… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 imprint — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ indelible, lasting, permanent (esp. AmE) VERB + IMPRINT ▪ bear ▪ Their products bear the imprint of Japanese design. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 imprint — n. 1) to bear an imprint (to bear the imprint of genius) 2) to leave one s imprint on * * * [ ɪmprɪnt] to leave one s imprint on to bear an imprint (to bear the imprint of genius) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 imprint — im|print1 [ˈımprınt] n 1.) the mark left by an object being pressed into or onto something imprint of ▪ the imprint of her hand on the soft sand 2.) technical the name of a ↑publisher as it appears on a book imprint 2 im|print2 [ımˈprınt] v …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 imprint — imprints, imprinting, imprinted (The noun is pronounced [[t]ɪ̱mprɪnt[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]ɪmprɪ̱nt[/t]].) 1) N COUNT: usu sing, usu N of/on n If something leaves an imprint on a place or on your mind, it has a strong and lasting… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 Imprint — In the publishing industry, an imprint can refer to two different things:* It can mean a brand name under which a work is published. One single publishing company may have multiple imprints; the different imprints are used by the publisher to… …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 imprint — noun /ˈɪmprɪnt / (say imprint) 1. a mark made by pressure; a figure impressed or printed on something. 2. any impression or impressed effect. 3. Bibliography information printed at the foot or back of the titlepage of a book indicating the name… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 imprint — im|print1 [ ım,prınt ] noun count 1. ) a mark that an object leaves on a surface when it is pressed into it 2. ) a strong permanent influence on someone or something: leave an imprint on: Years of high unemployment have left their imprint on the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 imprint — 1. noun a) An impression; the mark left behind by printing something. The day left an imprint in my mind. b) The name and details of a publisher or printer, as printed in a book etc.; a publishing house. The shirts bore the company imprint on the …

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