HyperDic: printing

English > 4 senses of the word printing:
NOUNcommunicationprintingtext handwritten in the style of printed matter
actprintingthe business of producing printed material for sale or distribution
communicationprinting, printing processreproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
communicationprinting, impressionall the copies of a work printed at one time
printing > pronunciation
Soundsprih'nihng; prih'ntihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > printing: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningtext handwritten in the style of printed matter.
Broaderwritingletters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language
English > printing: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe business of producing printed material for sale or distribution.
Category ofcase, compositor's case, typesetter's case(printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers
justifyAdjust the spaces between words
Categoryprinting, printing processreproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
NarrowergravureThe act of intaglio printing
issue, publicationThe act of issuing printed materials
Broadercommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Spanishimprenta
Catalanimpremta
English > printing: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningreproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication.
Synonymprinting process
Category ofadscriptWritten or printed immediately following another character and aligned with it
ascender(printing) the part of tall lowercase letters that extends above the other lowercase letters
descender(printing) the part of lowercase letters that extends below the other lowercase letters
hair space(printing) the narrowest of the spaces used to separate words or letters
impression, printingAll the copies of a work printed at one time
justifiedHaving words / words so spaced that lines have straight even margins
kernRemove a portion of space between (adjacent letters)
kernFurnish with a kern
leadedHaving thin strips of lead between the lines of type
livein current use or ready for use
printingThe business of producing printed material for sale or distribution
proof, test copy, trial impression(printing) an impression made to check for errors
quad, space(printing) a block of type without a raised letter
serif, seriphA short line at the end of the main strokes of a character
subscript, inferiorWritten or printed below and to one side of another character
superscript, superiorWritten or printed above and to one side of another character
underlayRaise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
unleadednot having leads between the lines
white outwiden the interlinear spacing by inserting leads
word processingrapid and efficient processing (storage and printing) of linguistic data for composition and editing
Narrowercarbon processA process of printing on paper coated with bichromated gelatin containing pigment
intaglio printing, intaglio, gravureA printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate
offset, offset printingA plate makes an inked impression on a rubber / rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
planographic printing, planographyThe process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)
process printingA method of printing colored reproductions from halftone plates
relief printing, letterpressprinting from a plate with raised characters
typography, compositionart and technique of printing with movable type
Broaderwritingletters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language
Spanishimpresión
Catalanimpressió
Verbsprintreproduce by printing
printput into print
English > printing: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningAll the copies of a work printed at one time.
Example"they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"
Synonymimpression
Categoryprinting, printing processreproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
NarrowereditionThe form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published
mackleA printed impression that is blurred or doubled
proof, test copy, trial impression(printing) an impression made to check for errors
BroaderpublicationA copy of a printed work offered for distribution
Spanishedición, impresión
Catalanedició, impressió

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