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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Print v. t. [imp. & p. p. Printed; p. pr. & vb. n. Printing.]
 1. To fix or impress, as a stamp, mark, character, idea, etc., into or upon something.
    A look will print a thought that never may remove.   --Surrey.
 Upon his breastplate he beholds a dint,
 Which in that field young Edward's sword did print.   --Sir John Beaumont.
    Perhaps some footsteps printed in the clay.   --Roscommon.
 2. To stamp something in or upon; to make an impression or mark upon by pressure, or as by pressure.
 Forth on his fiery steed betimes he rode,
 That scarcely prints the turf on which he trod.   --Dryden.
 3. Specifically: To strike off an impression or impressions of, from type, or from stereotype, electrotype, or engraved plates, or the like; in a wider sense, to do the typesetting, presswork, etc., of (a book or other publication); as, to print books, newspapers, pictures; to print an edition of a book.
 4. To stamp or impress with colored figures or patterns; as, to print calico.
 5. Photog. To take (a copy, a positive picture, etc.), from a negative, a transparent drawing, or the like, by the action of light upon a sensitized surface.
 Printed goods, textile fabrics printed in patterns, especially cotton cloths, or calicoes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : written in print characters or produced by means of e.g. a
            printing press