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  2  definitions  found 
  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. 
  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. 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  written  in  print  characters  or  produced  by  means  of  e.g.  a 
  printing  press  [syn:  {print}] 

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