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Definition 1: something a little different from others of the same type - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where edition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an experimental version of the night fighter
  • a variant of the same word
  • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
  • the boy is a younger edition of his father

Synonyms for edition in the sense of this definition

(edition is a kind of ...) a subdivision of a particular kind of thing

"what type of sculpture do you prefer?"

Definition 2: an issue of a newspaper - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where edition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times

(edition is a kind of ...) one of a series published periodically

"she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room"

(... is a kind of edition ) an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

Definition 3: the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published - [noun denoting communication]

(edition is a kind of ...) all the copies of a work printed at one time

"they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"

(... is a kind of edition ) an edition that is restricted to a specific number of copies

(... is a kind of edition ) an edition containing various versions of a text or notes by various scholars or editors

Definition 4: all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time - [noun denoting group]

Samples where edition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the first edition appeared in 1920
  • it was too late for the morning edition
  • they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings

(edition is a kind of ...) any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

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