print1 W3S2 [prınt] v
3¦(in a newspaper)¦
7¦(make a mark)¦
Phrasal verbs
 print something<=>off/out
1.) ¦(WORDS)¦
a) [I and T]
to produce words, numbers, or pictures on paper, using a machine which puts ink onto the surface
I need to make a few changes before I print the document.
The company's name was printed in bold letters across the top of the page.
a printed letter
The printer's switched on but it won't print.
As a newspaper publisher he understood the power of the printed word (=words that are printed on paper) .
when a computer document prints, a printed copy of it is produced
Press return, then the document should print.
to produce many printed copies of a book, newspaper etc
Over five million copies of the paper are printed every day.
When the book was first written no publisher would print it.
3.) ¦(IN A NEWSPAPER)¦ [T]
to print a report of something or a letter, speech etc in a newspaper or magazine
= ↑publish
The Express was the first paper to print the story.
The Telegraph has printed numerous articles on this subject over the last three years.
I wrote to the newspaper but my letter wasn't printed.
4.) ¦(PHOTOGRAPH)¦ [T]
to produce a photograph from a photographic film
It usually takes a couple of hours for the pictures to be developed and printed.
5.) ¦(CLOTH)¦ [T]
to decorate cloth with a pattern that is put all over its surface by a machine
a skirt printed with brightly coloured flowers
a printed silk shirt
6.) ¦(WRITE)¦ [I and T]
to write words by hand without joining the letters
Please print your name clearly in the top right hand corner of the page.
7.) ¦(MAKE A MARK)¦ [T]
to make a mark on a surface or in a soft substance by pressing something on to it
print sth on/in sth
The mark of the man's shoe was printed in the mud.
a licence to print money [i]atlicence
print off/out [print sth<=>off/out] phr v
to produce a printed copy of a computer document
Could you print a copy off for me?
I'll print the file out and then we can look at it.
print 2
print2 W3 n
2 be in print
3 be out of print
5 the small/fine print
7 prints
[Date: 1200-1300; : Old French; Origin: preinte, from preint, past participle of preindre 'to press', from Latin premere]
writing that has been printed, for example in books or newspapers
There was no print at all on the backs of the tickets.
in print
(=printed in a book, newspaper etc)
It must be really exciting to see your work in print.
the pleasure of seeing my name in print
Very little of his poetry actually got into print (=was printed) .
2.) be in print
if a book is in print, new copies of it are still being printed
After fifty years, the book is still in print.
3.) be out of print
if a book is out of print, it is no longer being printed and you cannot buy new copies
4.) ¦(LETTERS)¦[U]
the letters in which something is printed
The book is also available in large print .
The print quality of the new printer is excellent.
5.) the small/fine print
the details of a legal document, which are often printed in very small writing
Always read the small print before signing anything.
6.) ¦(MARK)¦
a mark that is made on a surface by something that has been pressed onto it
His feet left deep prints in the soft soil.
7.) prints [plural]
the marks that are made by the pattern of lines on the ends of your fingers
= ↑fingerprints
The police found a set of prints on the car door.
8.) ¦(CLOTH)¦ [U and C]
cloth, especially cotton, on which a coloured pattern has been printed
a lovely selection of floral prints
She was wearing a cotton print dress.
a photograph that has been produced from a film
Why don't you order an extra set of prints ?
a colour print
a) a picture that is made by cutting lines onto a piece of metal or wood and then printing it onto paper
b) a copy of a painting that is produced by taking a photograph of it and printing it onto paper

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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