Associations to the word «Edition»


EDITION, noun. A literary work edited and published, as by a certain editor or in a certain manner.
EDITION, noun. The whole number of copies of a work printed and published at one time.

Dictionary definition

EDITION, noun. The form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published.
EDITION, noun. All of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time; "the first edition appeared in 1920"; "it was too late for the morning edition"; "they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings".
EDITION, noun. An issue of a newspaper; "he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times".
EDITION, noun. Something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley