Definition of Printing. Meaning of Printing. Synonyms of Printing

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Definition of Printing

Printing
Printing Print"ing, n. The act, art, or practice of impressing letters, characters, or figures on paper, cloth, or other material; the business of a printer, including typesetting and presswork, with their adjuncts; typography; also, the act of producing photographic prints. Block printing. See under Block. Printing frame (Photog.), a shallow box, usually having a glass front, in which prints are made by exposure to light. Printing house, a printing office. Printing ink, ink used in printing books, newspapers, etc. It is composed of lampblack or ivory black mingled with linseed or nut oil, made thick by boiling and burning. Other ingredients are employed for the finer qualities. --Ure. Printing office, a place where books, pamphlets, or newspapers, etc., are printed. Printing paper, paper used in the printing of books, pamphlets, newspapers, and the like, as distinguished from writing paper, wrapping paper, etc. Printing press, a press for printing, books, newspaper, handbills, etc. Printing wheel, a wheel with letters or figures on its periphery, used in machines for paging or numbering, or in ticket-printing machines, typewriters, etc.; a type wheel.

Meaning of Printing from wikipedia

- Printing is a process for reproducing text and images using a master form or template. The earliest non-paper products involving printing include cylinder...
- A printing press is a mechanical device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium (such as paper or cloth), thereby transferring...
- The 3D printing process builds a three-dimensional object from a computer-aided design (CAD) model, usually by successively adding material layer by layer...
- Screen printing is a printing technique where a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by a blocking...
- Inkjet printing is a type of computer printing that recreates a digital image by propelling droplets of ink onto paper and plastic substrates. Inkjet...
- The history of printing starts as early as 3500 BC, when the Persian and Mesopotamian civilizations used cylinder seals to certify do****ents written in...
- Woodblock printing (or block printing) is a technique for printing text, images or patterns used widely throughout East Asia and originating in China in...
- meaning 'to write') is a method of printing originally based on the immiscibility of oil and water. The printing is from a stone (lithographic limestone)...
- Offset printing is a commonly used printing technique in which the inked image is transferred (or "offset") from a plate to a rubber blanket, then to the...
- of PostScript in next year's Apple LaserWriter, set off a revolution in printing known as desktop publishing. Laser printers using PostScript mixed text...
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