Associations to the word «Imprint»


IMPRINT, noun. An impression; the mark left behind by printing something.
IMPRINT, noun. The name and details of a publisher or printer, as printed in a book etc.; a publishing house.
IMPRINT, noun. A distinctive marking, symbol or logo.
IMPRINT, verb. To leave a print, impression, image, etc.
IMPRINT, verb. To learn something indelibly at a particular stage of life, such as who one's parents are.
IMPRINT, verb. To mark a gene as being from a particular parent so that only one of the two copies of the gene is expressed.

Dictionary definition

IMPRINT, noun. A distinctive influence; "English stills bears the imprint of the Norman invasion".
IMPRINT, noun. A concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud".
IMPRINT, noun. An identification of a publisher; a publisher's name along with the date and address and edition that is printed at the bottom of the title page; "the book was published under a distinguished imprint".
IMPRINT, noun. An impression produced by pressure or printing.
IMPRINT, noun. A device produced by pressure on a surface.
IMPRINT, verb. Establish or impress firmly in the mind; "We imprint our ideas onto our children".
IMPRINT, verb. Mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis