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Definition 1: the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution - [noun denoting act]

(printing is a kind of ...) the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

"computers are now widely used in business"

(... is a kind of printing ) the act of intaglio printing

(... is a kind of printing ) the act of issuing printed materials

(printing belongs to category ...) reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) (printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers

"for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters"

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) adjust the spaces between words

"justify the margins"

Definition 2: reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for printing in the sense of this definition

(printing is a kind of ...) letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language

"he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show" "the doctor's writing was illegible"

(... is a kind of printing ) a method of printing colored reproductions from halftone plates

(... is a kind of printing ) the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)

(... is a kind of printing ) a process of printing on paper coated with bichromated gelatin containing pigment

(... is a kind of printing ) a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print

(... is a kind of printing ) printing from a plate with raised characters

(... is a kind of printing ) art and technique of printing with movable type

(... is a kind of printing ) a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) having words so spaced that lines have straight even margins

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) in current use or ready for use

"live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) furnish with a kern

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters)

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) having thin strips of lead between the lines of type

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) not having leads between the lines

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) written or printed above and to one side of another character

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) written or printed below and to one side of another character

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type

"underlay the plate"

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) widen the interlinear spacing by inserting leads

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) (printing) the narrowest of the spaces used to separate words or letters

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words or sentences

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) all the copies of a work printed at one time

"they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) (printing) an impression made to check for errors

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) (printing) the part of tall lowercase letters that extends above the other lowercase letters

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) (printing) the part of lowercase letters that extends below the other lowercase letters

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) a short line at the end of the main strokes of a character

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) rapid and efficient processing (storage and printing) of linguistic data for composition and editing

(printing is the domain which ... is member of) written or printed immediately following another character and aligned with it

Definition 3: text handwritten in the style of printed matter - [noun denoting communication]

(printing is a kind of ...) letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language

"he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show" "the doctor's writing was illegible"

Definition 4: all the copies of a work printed at one time - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies

Synonyms for printing in the sense of this definition

(printing is a kind of ...) a copy of a printed work offered for distribution

(... is a kind of printing ) the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published

(... is a kind of printing ) (printing) an impression made to check for errors

(... is a kind of printing ) a printed impression that is blurred or doubled

(printing belongs to category ...) reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication

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