- /ˈprɪntɪŋ/ (say 'printing)
1. the art, process, or business of producing books, newspapers, etc., by impression from movable types, plates, etc.; typography.
2. the act of someone or something that prints.
3. words, etc., in printed form.
4. printed matter.
5. the whole number of copies of a book, etc., printed at one time.
6. writing in which the letters are like those commonly used in print.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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