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printing

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noun print·ing \ˈprin-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of printing

  • : the process of producing books, magazines, etc. by using machinery

  • : the act or process of printing a set number of copies of a book at one time

  • : handwriting that uses separate letters that do not join together

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of printing

  1. 1 :  the act or product of one that prints

  2. 2 :  reproduction in printed form

  3. 3 :  the art, practice, or business of a printer

  4. 4 :  impression 4c

  5. 5 plural :  paper to be printed on

Examples of printing in a sentence

  1. The book is already in its second printing, and a third printing is scheduled for later this year.

  2. The book has had two printings of 100,000 copies each.

  3. Her printing is very neat.



14th Century

First Known Use of printing

14th century


PRINTING Defined for Kids

printing

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noun print·ing \ˈprin-tiŋ\

Definition of printing for Students

  1. 1 :  the art, practice, or business of making copies of text and images

  2. 2 :  writing that uses separate letters





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