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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Print  \Print\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  use  or  practice  the  art  of  typography;  to  take 
  impressions  of  letters,  figures,  or  electrotypes,  engraved 
  plates,  or  the  like 
 
  2.  To  publish  a  book  or  an  article. 
 
  From  the  moment  he  prints,  he  must  except  to  hear  no 
  more  truth.  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Print  \Print\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Printed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Printing}.]  [Abbrev.  fr  imprint.  See  {Imprint},  and  {Press} 
  to  squeeze.] 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Print  \Print\,  n.  [See  {Print},  v.,  {Imprint},  n.] 
  1.  A  mark  made  by  impression;  a  line  character,  figure,  or 
  indentation,  made  by  the  pressure  of  one  thing  on  another; 
  as  the  print  of  teeth  or  nails  in  flesh;  the  print  of  the 
  foot  in  sand  or  snow. 
 
  Where  print  of  human  feet  was  never  seen.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  A  stamp  or  die  for  molding  or  impressing  an  ornamental 
  design  upon  an  object;  as  a  butter  print. 
 
  3.  That  which  receives  an  impression,  as  from  a  stamp  or 
  mold;  as  a  print  of  butter. 
 
  4.  Printed  letters;  the  impression  taken  from  type  as  to 
  excellence,  form  size,  etc.;  as  small  print;  large 
  print;  this  line  is  in  print. 
 
  5.  That  which  is  produced  by  printing.  Specifically: 
  a  An  impression  taken  from  anything  as  from  an  engraved 
  plate.  ``The  prints  which  we  see  of  antiquities.'' 
  --Dryden. 
  b  A  printed  publication,  more  especially  a  newspaper  or 
  other  periodical.  --Addison. 
  c  A  printed  cloth;  a  fabric  figured  by  stamping, 
  especially  calico  or  cotton  cloth. 
  d  A  photographic  copy,  or  positive  picture,  on  prepared 
  paper,  as  from  a  negative,  or  from  a  drawing  on 
  transparent  paper. 
 
  6.  (Founding)  A  core  print.  See  under  {Core}. 
 
  {Blue  print},  a  copy  in  white  lines  on  a  blue  ground,  of  a 
  drawing,  plan  tracing,  etc.,  or  a  positive  picture  in 
  blue  and  white,  from  a  negative,  produced  by  photographic 
  printing  on  peculiarly  prepared  paper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  print 
  adj  :  written  in  print  characters  or  produced  by  means  of  e.g.  a 
  printing  press  [syn:  {printed}] 
  n  1:  the  result  of  the  printing  process  [syn:  {black  and  white}] 
  2:  a  picture  or  design  printed  from  an  engraving  [syn:  {print 
  making}] 
  3:  a  fabric  with  a  dyed  pattern  pressed  onto  it  (usually  by 
  engraved  rollers) 
  4:  a  printed  picture  produced  from  a  photographic  negative 
  [syn:  {photographic  print}] 
  v  1:  put  into  print  [syn:  {publish}] 
  2:  write  as  if  with  print;  not  cursive 
  3:  make  into  a  print 
  4:  reproduce  by  printing  [syn:  {impress}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  print  v.  To  output,  even  if  to  a  screen.  If  a  hacker  says 
  that  a  program  "printed  a  message",  he  means  this  if  he  refers  to 
  printing  a  file,  he  probably  means  it  in  the  conventional  sense  of 
  writing  to  a  hardcopy  device  (compounds  like  `print  job'  and  `printout', 
  on  the  other  hand,  always  refer  to  the  latter).  This  very  common  term  is 
  likely  a  holdover  from  the  days  when  printing  terminals  were  the  norm, 
  perpetuated  by  programming  language  constructs  like  {C}'s  printf(3). 
  See  senses  1  and  2  of  {tty}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  PRINT 
 
    PRe-edited  INTerpreter. 
 
  An  early  mathematics  language  for  the  {IBM  705}. 
 
  [Sammet  1969,  p.  134]. 
 
  (1995-05-01) 
 
 




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