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Noun: printing  prin-ting
  1. Text handwritten in the style of printed matter
     
  2. The business of producing printed material for sale or distribution
     
  3. Reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
    - printing process
     
  4. (printing) all the copies of a work printed at one time
    "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies";
    - impression
Verb: print  print
  1. Put into print
    "This news should not be printed";
    - publish
     
  2. Write as if with print; not cursive
     
  3. Make into a print
    "print the negative"
     
  4. Reproduce by printing
    - impress

Derived forms: printings

Type of: business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise, create, make, produce, publication, reproduce, write, writing

Encyclopedia: Printing, Calico

Print, A Quarterly Journal of the Graphic Arts