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 for imprint
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Imprint \Im"print\, n. [Cf. F. empreinte impress, stamp. See
     Imprint, v. t.]
     Whatever is impressed or imprinted; the impress or mark left
     by something; specifically, the name of the printer or
     publisher (usually) with the time and place of issue, in the
     title-page of a book, or on any printed sheet. "That imprint
     of their hands." --Buckle.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Imprint \Im*print"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imptrinted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Imprinting.] [OE. emprenten, F. empreint, p. p. of
     empreindre to imprint, fr. L. imprimere to impres, imprint.
     See 1st In-, Print, and cf. Impress.]
     1. To impress; to mark by pressure; to indent; to stamp.
        [1913 Webster]
              And sees his num'rous herds imprint her sands.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To stamp or mark, as letters on paper, by means of type,
        plates, stamps, or the like; to print the mark (figures,
        letters, etc., upon something).
        [1913 Webster]
              Nature imprints upon whate'er we see,
              That has a heart and life in it, "Be free."
        [1913 Webster]
     3. To fix indelibly or permanently, as in the mind or memory;
        to impress.
        [1913 Webster]
              Ideas of those two different things distinctly
              imprinted on his mind.                --Locke.
     4. (Ethology) To create or acquire (a behavioral pattern) by
        the process of imprinting.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a distinctive influence; "English stills bears the imprint
           of the Norman invasion"
      2: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the
         impression of his fingers in the soft mud" [syn:
         depression, impression, imprint]
      3: an identification of a publisher; a publisher's name along
         with the date and address and edition that is printed at the
         bottom of the title page; "the book was published under a
         distinguished imprint"
      4: an impression produced by pressure or printing [syn:
         imprint, embossment]
      5: a device produced by pressure on a surface
      v 1: establish or impress firmly in the mind; "We imprint our
           ideas onto our children" [syn: imprint, form]
      2: mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik,
         you impress a design with wax" [syn: impress, imprint]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  278 Moby Thesaurus words for "imprint":
     acknowledgments, alveolation, alveolus, aquatint, autolithograph,
     back, back matter, backlash, backwash, bastard title, bed,
     bibliography, billhead, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, block,
     block print, blotch, book stamp, bookplate, boss, brand, bring out,
     broad arrow, bump, cachet, catch line, catchword, chalk, chalk up,
     check, check off, chromolithograph, cicatrize, clout, colophon,
     color print, concavity, confirm, contents, contents page,
     convexity, copperplate, copperplate print, copyright page,
     counterfoil, countermark, crayon engraving, cut, dactylogram,
     dactylograph, dapple, dash, dedication, deep-dye, define, delimit,
     demarcate, dent, depress, dimple, dint, discolor, docket, dot,
     embed, embossment, endleaf, endpaper, endsheet, engraft, engrave,
     engravement, engraving, entrench, errata, establish, etch, etching,
     excrescence, fingerprint, fix, fleck, flyleaf, folio, footmark,
     footprint, footstep, force, fore edge, foreword, fossil footprint,
     found, freckle, front matter, furrow, gash, get out, gouge,
     government mark, government stamp, graphotype, grave, ground,
     half-title page, hallmark, hatch, head, hectograph, honeycomb,
     ichnite, ichnolite, impact, implant, impress, impression,
     inculcate, indent, indentation, indention, indenture, index, infix,
     ingrain, inscribe, inscription, instill, introduction, issue, jam,
     label, leaf, letterhead, letterpress, line, linoleum-block print,
     lithograph, lodge, logo, logotype, lump, mackle, make a mark,
     makeup, mark, mark off, mark out, masthead, mezzotint, mimeograph,
     mottle, multigraph, negative, nick, notch, offcut, offprint,
     offset, overprint, pack, pad, page, paw print, pawmark, pencil,
     pepper, pimple, pit, plant, plate, pock, pockmark, point, preface,
     preliminaries, press in, price tag, prick, print, proof, prove,
     publish, pug, pugmark, pull, pull a proof, punch, punch in,
     punctuate, puncture, put out, put to bed, put to press, reaction,
     recess, recoil, recto, reflex, registered trademark, reissue,
     repercussion, reprint, response, reverso, riddle, root,
     rubber-block print, run, run off, running head, running title,
     scar, scarify, score, scotch, scratch, seal, seam, seat, set,
     set back, set in, setoff, settle, sigil, signature, signet, speck,
     speckle, splotch, spot, stain, stamp, step, stereotype, sticker,
     stigmatize, streak, striate, strike, stripe, stub, stud, subtitle,
     sunken part, table of contents, tag, tail, tally, tamp, tattoo,
     text, thumbmark, thumbprint, tick, tick off, ticket, title,
     title page, token, trace, trade name, trademark, trademark name,
     trim size, type page, underline, underscore, verso, vestige,
     vignette, wedge, wood engraving, woodblock, woodcut, woodprint,

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