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1    to reproduce (text, pictures, etc.), esp. in large numbers, by applying ink to paper or other material by one of various processes  
2    to produce or reproduce (a manuscript, a book, data, etc.) in print, as for publication  
3    to write (letters, etc.) in the style of printed matter  
4    to mark or indent (a surface) by pressing (something) onto it  
5    to produce a photographic print from (a negative)  
6    tr   to implant or fix in the mind or memory  
7    tr   to make (a mark or indentation) by applying pressure  
8    printed matter such as newsprint  
9    a printed publication such as a newspaper or book  
10    in print  
a    in printed or published form  
b    (of a book, etc.) offered for sale by the publisher  
11    out of print   no longer available from a publisher  
12    a design or picture printed from an engraved plate, wood block, or other medium  
13    printed text, esp. with regard to the typeface used  
small print     
14    a positive photographic image in colour or black and white produced, usually on paper, from a negative image on film  
   Compare       slide       13  
a    a fabric with a printed design  
b    (as modifier)  
a print dress     
a    a mark or indentation made by pressing something onto a surface  
b    a stamp, die, etc., that makes such an impression  
c    the surface subjected to such an impression  
17       See       fingerprint     (See also)        print out  
     (C13 priente, from Old French: something printed, from preindre to make an impression, from Latin premere to press)  

contact print  
      n   a photographic print made by exposing the printing paper through a negative placed directly onto it  
fine print  
      n   matter set in small type, as in a contract, esp. considered as containing unfavourable conditions that the signer might overlook,   (Also called)    small print  
India print  
      n   a colourful cotton fabric, with a block-printed pattern, made in India  
print out  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    (of a computer output device, such as a line printer) to produce (printed information)  
2    such printed information  
print shop  
      n   a place in which printing is carried out  
      n   the unwanted transfer of a recorded magnetic field pattern from one turn of magnetic tape to the preceding or succeeding turn on a reel, causing distortion  
print unions  
      pl n   the trade unions within the printing industry  
small print  
      n   matter in a contract, etc., printed in small type, esp. when considered to be a trap for the unwary  
spore print  
      n     (Botany)   the pattern produced by placing the cap of a mushroom on a piece of paper and allowing the spores to fall  
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