(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Process of producing impressions
1. printing; typography, stereotype, electrotype; block printing; lithography, chromolithography, planography, collotype; offset, letterpress, gravure, rotogravure, flexography, thermography, laser or dot-matrix printing; instant printing, Xerox; photoprinting, photoengraving, photocomposition, phototypography, reprography, Itek; intaglio; engraving; publication; composition, typesetting, phototypesetting; Linotype, Monotype, Intertype, Multigraph, computer typesetting; Postscript, TrueType; imposition, pressrun; mat, matrix; reproduction; graphic arts. See copy.
2. (printing type) type, case, lower or upper case, majuscule, minuscule, capital, small capitals; hot or cold type, hot metal; [soft] font; typeface, roman, italic, cursive, lightface, boldface, condensed, expanded; ligature; stick, stone; shank, serif, body, shoulder, beard, ascender, descender; point or set size; Baskerville, Bodoni, Caledonia, Caslon, Century, Cheltenham, Clarendon, Electra, English, Fraktur, Futura, Garamond, Gothic, Goudy, Helvetica, Janson, Old English, Optima, Palatino, Times Roman, Univers, oldstyle, modern, etc. type, dingbat; print; slug.
3. (printing impression) impression, proof, galley, galley proof, dummy, page proof, reproduction] proof, revise, run, rerun; plate, replate, cliché.
4. (printing machines and methods) printing press, press, proof press; job press, flatbed press, cylinder press, rotary press, web press; laser, ink-jet, bubble-jet, or dot matrix printer, wax transfer; bed, chase, quoin, reglet, composing stick, form, galley, imposition, leading, linecasting; print shop.
5. printer, compositor, typographer, pressman, makeup man, proofreader, copyreader, copyholder; stone hand; printer's devil, proof boy.
Verbs — print, imprint, impress, run off; bleed; offset, laser print; compose, impose, set, make up, card out; proofread, revise, justify, kern; make ready; go to press.
Adjectives — printed; in type, in print; typographical; graphic; in black and white; condensed.
Quotations — The three great elements of modern civilization, Gunpowder, Printing, and the Protestant Religion (Thomas Carlyle), The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, one sometimes forgets which ( J. M. Barrie).
Antonyms, see writing.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A process of reproduction]
Syn. typography, composition, type-setting, presswork.
2. [Printed matter]
Syn. line, page, sheet; see print 1 .
3. [Publication]
Syn. issuing, issuance, distribution; see publication 1 .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act or process of publishing printed matter: issue, publication, publishing. See WORDS. 2. The entire number of copies of a publication printed from a single typesetting: impression. See WORDS.

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