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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Print \Print\, n. [See Print, v., Imprint, n.]
     1. A mark made by impression; a line, character, figure, or
        indentation, made by the pressure of one thing on another;
        as, the print of teeth or nails in flesh; the print of the
        foot in sand or snow.
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              Where print of human feet was never seen. --Dryden.
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     2. A stamp or die for molding or impressing an ornamental
        design upon an object; as, a butter print.
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     3. That which receives an impression, as from a stamp or
        mold; as, a print of butter.
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     4. Printed letters; the impression taken from type, as to
        excellence, form, size, etc.; as, small print; large
        print; this line is in print.
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     5. That which is produced by printing. Specifically:
        (a) An impression taken from anything, as from an engraved
            plate. "The prints which we see of antiquities."
        (b) A printed publication, more especially a newspaper or
            other periodical. --Addison.
        (c) A printed cloth; a fabric figured by stamping,
            especially calico or cotton cloth.
        (d) A photographic copy, or positive picture, on prepared
            paper, as from a negative, or from a drawing on
            transparent paper.
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     6. (Founding) A core print. See under Core.
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     Blue print, a copy in white lines on a blue ground, of a
        drawing, plan, tracing, etc., or a positive picture in
        blue and white, from a negative, produced by photographic
        printing on peculiarly prepared paper.
     In print.
        (a) In a printed form; issued from the press; published.
        (b) To the letter; with accurateness. "All this I speak in
            print." --Shak.
     Out of print. See under Out.
     Print works, a factory where cloth, as calico, is printed.
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