/prɪnt / (say print)

verb (t)
1. to produce (a text, a picture, etc.) by applying inked types, plates, blocks, or the like, with direct pressure to paper or other material.
2. to cause (a manuscript, etc.) to be reproduced in print.
3. to write in letters like those commonly used in print.
4. to indent or mark (a surface, etc.) by pressing something into or on it.
5. to produce or fix (an indentation, mark, etc.) as by pressure.
6. to impress on the mind, memory, etc.
7. to apply (a thing) with pressure so as to leave an indentation, mark, etc.
8. Photography to produce a positive picture from (a negative) by the transmission of light.
9. Also, print out. Computers to produce (a result, data, etc.) in a legible form on paper.
10. Computers to transfer (data) to a printer or to a file.
verb (i)
11. to take impressions from type, etc., as in a press.
12. to produce books, etc., by means of a press.
13. to give an impression on paper, etc., as types, plates, etc.
14. to write in characters such as are used in print.
15. to follow the craft of a printer.
16. Also, print out. Computers to transfer data onto paper or into a file.
17. the state of being printed.
18. printed lettering, especially with reference to character, style, or size.
19. printed matter.
20. a printed publication, as a newspaper.
21. newsprint.
22. a picture, design, or the like, printed from an engraved or otherwise prepared block, plate, etc.
23. an indentation, mark, etc., made by the pressure of one body or thing on another.
24. something with which an impression is made; a stamp or die.
25. a design, usually in colour, pressed on woven cotton with engraved rollers.
26. the cloth so treated.
27. something that has been subjected to impression, as a pat of butter.
28. Photography a picture made from a negative.
29. made of printed material, especially cotton.
30. of or relating to printed publications: the print media.
31. produced in print: a print dictionary.
32. in print,
a. in printed form; published.
b. (of a book, etc.) still available for purchase from the publisher.
33. out of print, (of a book, etc.) no longer available for purchase from the publisher; sold out by the publisher.
{Middle English priente, from Old French: impression, print, past participle of preindre, from Latin premere press}
printable, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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