inking

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

inking

  1. present participle of ink

Noun[edit]

inking ‎(plural inkings)

  1. An application of ink.
    • 1900, Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office (page 175)
      In a rotary printing-machine, a cylinder carrying a single relief design, means for imparting successive complete inkings to said design []
  2. Work done by an inker, one kind of commercial artist
  3. Inputting text or drawings into a computer, tablet, or similar apparatus using a stylus.
  4. A defensive activity where ink is released by squids, cuttlefish, etc.