Printing

  • 1 Printing — is a process for reproducing text and image, typically with ink on paper using a printing press. It is often carried out as a large scale industrial process, and is an essential part of publishing and transaction printing.HistoryWoodblock… …

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  • 2 Printing — Print ing, n. The act, art, or practice of impressing letters, characters, or figures on paper, cloth, or other material; the business of a printer, including typesetting and presswork, with their adjuncts; typography; also, the act of producing… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 printing — print‧ing [ˈprɪntɪŋ] noun COMMERCE 1. [uncountable] the work of producing books, newspapers etc on a machine that puts words, numbers, pictures etc onto the surface of paper: • Thomson is a printing and publishing concern. • The firm has access… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Printing —    Printing arrived in the late 15th century. Thomas van der Noot published several works from 1508 to 1520. Following the city s designation as capital (1531) the need to publish official documents encouraged printing operations. In 1557, Michel …

    Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • 5 Printing in — Print ing in (Photog.) A process by which cloud effects or other features not in the original negative are introduced into a photograph. Portions, such as the sky, are covered while printing and the blank space thus reserved is filled in by… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 printing — [pʀintiŋ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1932; angl. printing « impression, imprimerie », de to print « imprimer ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Techn. Appareil de transmission télégraphique permettant la frappe directe des dépêches dans les récepteurs des agences de presse,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 7 printing — index publication (printed matter), script Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 printing — *edition, impression, reprinting, reissue …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 printing — ► NOUN 1) the production of books, newspapers, etc. 2) a single impression of a book. 3) handwriting in which the letters are written separately …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 printing — [print′iŋ] n. 1. the act of a person or thing that prints 2. the production of printed matter 3. the art of a printer 4. something printed; esp., a reprint, revision, or edition, as of a book 5. IMPRESSION (sense 7c) 6. written let …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 printing — /prin ting/, n. 1. the art, process, or business of producing books, newspapers, etc., by impression from movable types, plates, etc. 2. the act of a person or thing that prints. 3. words, symbols, etc., in printed form. 4. printed material. 5.… …

    Universalium

  • 12 printing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Process of producing impressions Nouns 1. printing; typography, stereotype, electrotype; block printing; lithography, chromolithography, planography, collotype; offset, letterpress, gravure, rotogravure …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 Printing — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Printing >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 printing printing Sgm: N 1 block printing block printing type printing Sgm: N 1 plate printing plate printing &c.???engraving ???>558 Sgm: N 1 the press the press… …

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  • 14 printing */*/ — UK [ˈprɪntɪŋ] / US noun Word forms printing : singular printing plural printings 1) a) [uncountable] the process of making books, newspapers etc, using a printing press to put words and pictures onto paper b) [only before noun] relating to… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 printing — print|ing [ˈprıntıŋ] n 1.) [U] the act or process of making a book, magazine, etc using a machine that puts ink onto paper ▪ the invention of printing ▪ the printing industry ▪ a printing error 2.) an act of printing a number of copies of a book… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 printing — print|ing [ prıntıŋ ] noun ** 1. ) uncount the process of making books, newspapers, etc., using a PRINTING PRESS to put words and pictures onto paper a ) only before noun relating to printing: the printing trade/industry new printing processes 2 …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 printing — lith·o·printing; non·printing; pho·to·printing; printing; xe·ro·printing; …

    English syllables

  • 18 printing — noun 1 (U) the act or process of making a book, magazine, etc by pressing or copying letters or photographs onto paper: the invention of printing | a printing error 2 (C) an act of printing a number of copies of a book: the third printing …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 Printing —    The new art of mechanical production of books with mov able type emerged in northern Europe, probably at Mainz in western Germany, by the early 1450s. Its immediate and obvious effects were two: it greatly increased the supply of books and… …

    Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • 20 printing — noun Printing is used before these nouns: ↑capability, ↑ink, ↑press Printing is used after these nouns: ↑colour …

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