Imprint



[noun im-print; verb im-print] /noun ˈɪm prɪnt; verb ɪmˈprɪnt/

noun
1.
a mark made by pressure; a mark or figure impressed or printed on something.
2.
any impression or impressed effect:
He left the imprint of his thought on all succeeding scholars.
3.
Bibliography.

4.
any marketing name used by a company or organization for a product line; brand or label.
5.
the printer’s name and address as indicated on any printed matter.
verb (used with object)
6.
to impress (a quality, character, distinguishing mark, etc.).
7.
to produce (a mark) on something by pressure.
8.
to bestow, as a kiss.
9.
to fix firmly on the mind, memory, etc.
10.
Animal Behavior, Psychology. to acquire or establish by imprinting.
11.
to make an imprint upon.
verb (used without object)
12.
to make an impression; have an effect.
noun (ˈɪmprɪnt)
1.
a mark or impression produced by pressure, printing, or stamping
2.
a characteristic mark or indication; stamp: the imprint of great sadness on his face
3.
the publisher’s name and address, usually with the date of publication, in a book, pamphlet, etc
4.
the printer’s name and address on any printed matter
verb (ɪmˈprɪnt)
5.
to produce (a mark, impression, etc) on (a surface) by pressure, printing, or stamping: to imprint a seal on wax, to imprint wax with a seal
6.
to establish firmly; impress; stamp: to imprint the details on one’s mind
7.
(of young animals) to undergo the process of imprinting
v.

late 14c., from Old French empreinter, from empreinte, noun use of fem. past participle of eimpreindre “to impress, imprint,” from Vulgar Latin *impremere, from Latin imprimere “to impress, imprint” (see impress). As a noun from mid-15c.

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