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1. a positive photographic image in colour or black and white produced, usually on paper, from a negative image on film
a. a fabric with a printed design
b. (as modifier): a print dress
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a fabric whose surface is decorated with a printed design. Prints originally were made by hand using blocks with raised designs. Later the term “print” was applied to all fabrics with designs made by printing machines.

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(graphic arts)
A photographic copy made by placing a negative or transparency in contact with a sensitized surface or by projecting the image on a screen or sensitized photographic medium, and then developing the result.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


1. A plaster cast of a flat ornament.
2.See printing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


PRe-edited INTerpreter.

An early mathematics language for the IBM 705.

[Sammet 1969, p. 134].
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To send information from the computer to an attached printer or to a printer in the network. See preview mode.
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The controller enables variable adjustment of print height, print width, character gap and print repeating.
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The FBI did find several similarities between Mayfield's fingerprint and the crime-scene print, but the print found at the bomb site turned out to belong to someone else.
Depending on the definitions, estimates suggest that 10 to 20 percent of the general population have print disabilities (AFB, 2005a; Rubin, 2001).
Does the digital generation really want to see information online and in print? A recent study, "Navigating Toward E-Recruitment: Ten Revelations About Interacting With College-Bound High School Students," reports that a significant portion of students do.
Art-class printers always say yes; our motto is that we can print anything.
Amphoto's guide to digital black and white printing; techniques for creating high quality prints. Watson-Guptill, Amphoto.
The first Bibles in China were actually printed in 1980, at a printing press owned by the People's Liberation Army in Beijing, said Peter Dean, a New Zealander who works as special assistant to the general manager.
(Llewellyn King has pointed out that reading with concerted concentration is more difficult online--that complex, investigative articles are much more effectively presented in print.)
The Keys-U-See keyboard is available in ivory with large black print, black with large white print for low light situations, and also black with yellow keys and large black print.
Sappi North America has invested in this proposition through its "Life in print" advertising campaign (in print of course), which extols the virtues of paper as a communications medium.