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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Impress \Im"press\, n.; pl. Impresses.
     1. The act of impressing or making.
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     2. A mark made by pressure; an indentation; imprint; the
        image or figure of anything, formed by pressure or as if
        by pressure; result produced by pressure or influence.
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              The impresses of the insides of these shells.
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              This weak impress of love is as a figure
              Trenched in ice.                      --Shak.
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     3. Characteristic; mark of distinction; stamp. --South.
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     4. A device. See Impresa. --Cussans.
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              To describe . . . emblazoned shields,
              Impresses quaint.                     --Milton.
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     5. [See Imprest, Press to force into service.] The act of
        impressing, or taking by force for the public service;
        compulsion to serve; also, that which is impressed.
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              Why such impress of shipwrights?      --Shak.
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     Impress gang, a party of men, with an officer, employed to
        impress seamen for ships of war; a press gang.
     Impress money, a sum of money paid, immediately upon their
        entering service, to men who have been impressed.
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