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impression

Dentistry an imprint of the teeth and gums, esp in wax or plaster, for use in preparing crowns, inlays, or dentures

impression

[im′presh·ən]
(geology)
A form left on a soft soil surface by plant parts; the soil hardens and usually the imprint is a concave feature.
(graphic arts)
A print made from an engraved plate.
A press run or printing of a book.
(metallurgy)
A machined cavity in a forging die for production of a specific geometric shape in the workpiece.

impression

An advertisement on a Web page. If ads on the Web are not based on a click-through rate (CTR), they are typically sold on a cost per thousand (CPM) basis. One impression is one banner ad displayed on one page. Also called a "view" or "ad view." See banner ad, interstitial ad, pay-per-click and click-through rate.
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There is one other feature, very essential to be noticed, but which, we greatly fear, may damage any picturesque and romantic impression which we have been willing to throw over our sketch of this respectable edifice.
Delafield might applaud; that some sighed that he might hear, and others ogled that he might sigh: but not one made the impression that the quiet, speaking eye, and artless but peaceful nature of Charlotte produced on the youth.
It was true that her profile was beautiful; it was extraordinary how English girls of that class had so often a perfection of outline which took your breath away, but it was as cold as marble; and the faint green of her delicate skin gave an impression of unhealthiness.
He had since called in person upon her, making an extremely favourable impression, for the princess had received him each day since, and had introduced him into several good houses.
Prince Andrew felt that either the actions of Kutuzov's army interested the Minister of War less than any of the other matters he was concerned with, or he wanted to give the Russian special messenger that impression.
The sergeant, I may add, is under the impression that there were two men in the boat.
He took it for granted, in the lack of any impression to the contrary, that she was dressed some how.
On the other hand, practical common sense ruled that he should cash it with his grocer and thereby make an impression that would later result in an increase of credit.
The blotting-paper was the last thing left to dispose of: two neatly-folded sheets, quite clean, except in one place, where the impression of a few lines of writing appeared.
The first impression produced by her face was an impression of bones.
He began to doubt whether he had been wise in acting on his first impression.
Miss Dunross seems to have produced a very favorable impression on you," she said.