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imprint (plural imprints)
- An impression; the mark left behind by printing something.
- The day left an imprint in my mind.
- 2017 June 3, Daniel Taylor, “Real Madrid win Champions League as Cristiano Ronaldo double defeats Juv”, in The Guardian (London):
- It was the moment everyone knew the Champions League trophy was on its way back to the Bernabéu and, once again, that the four-times Ballon d’Or winner had left his imprint on another final.
- The name and details of a publisher or printer, as printed in a book etc.; a publishing house.
- A distinctive marking, symbol or logo.
- The shirts bore the company imprint on the right sleeve.
an impression; the mark left behind by printing something
the name and details of a publisher or printer, as printed in a book etc
a distinctive marking, symbol or logo
- To leave a print, impression, image, etc.
- For a fee, they can imprint the envelopes with a monogram.
- 1709, Matthew Prior, Henry and Emma
- And sees his num'rous herds imprint her sands.
- 1782, William Cowper, “Charity”, in Poems, London: Printed for J[oseph] Johnson, […], OCLC 1029672464:
- Nature imprints upon whate'er we see, / That has a heart and life in it, "Be free."
- 1689 (indicated as 1690), [John Locke], chapter 1, in An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. […], London: […] Thomas Basset, […], OCLC 153628242:
- ideas of those two different things distinctly imprinted on his mind
- To learn something indelibly at a particular stage of life, such as who one's parents are.
- To mark a gene as being from a particular parent so that only one of the two copies of the gene is expressed.