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Verb: imprint  'im,print
  1. Establish or impress firmly in the mind
    "We imprint our ideas onto our children";
    - form
  2. Mark or stamp with or as if with pressure
    "To make a batik, you imprint a design with wax";
    - impress
Noun: imprint  'im,print
  1. A distinctive influence
    "English stills bears the imprint of the Norman invasion"
  2. A concavity in a surface produced by pressing
    "he left the imprint of his fingers in the soft mud";
    - depression, impression
  3. An identification of a publisher; a publisher's name along with the date and address and edition that is printed at the bottom of the title page
    "the book was published under a distinguished imprint"
  4. An impression produced by pressure or printing
    - embossment
  5. A device produced by pressure on a surface

Derived forms: imprints, imprinting, imprinted

Type of: act upon, change surface, concave shape, concavity, device, ident [informal], identification, impression, incurvation, incurvature, influence, stamp, work

Encyclopedia: Imprint