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printing

 
Noun printing has 4 senses
  1. printing - text handwritten in the style of printed matter
    --1 is a kind of
    writing
  2. printing - the business of printing
    --2 is a kind of
    commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business
    --2 has particulars: gravure; issue, publication
  3. printing, printing process - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
    --3 is a kind of writing
    --3 has particulars:
     typography, composition; relief printing, letterpress; intaglio printing, intaglio, gravure; process printing; planographic printing, planography; offset, offset printing; carbon process
    Derived forms: verb print1, verb print4
  4. impression, printing - all the copies of a work printed at one time; "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"
    --4 is a kind of publication
    --4 has particulars: edition; proof, test copy, trial impression; mackle
Verb print has 4 senses
  1. print, publish - put into print; "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed"
    --1 is one way to produce, make, create
    Derived forms: noun print1, noun printer1, noun printer2, noun printer3, noun printing3
    Sample sentence:
    They won't print the story
  2. print - write as if with print; not cursive
    --2 is one way to
    write
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  3. print - make into a print; "print the negative"
    --3 is one way to
    reproduce
    Derived form: noun print6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. print, impress - reproduce by printing
    --4 is one way to write
    Derived forms: noun print1, noun printer1, noun printer2, noun printer3, noun printing3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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