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Verb
/imˈprint/,
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imprinting, present participle; imprinted, past tense; imprints, 3rd person singular present; imprinted, past participle;
  1. Impress or stamp (a mark or outline) on a surface or body
    • - tire marks were imprinted in the snow
  2. Make an impression or mark on (something)
    • - clothes imprinted with the logos of sports teams
  3. Fix (an idea) firmly in someone's mind
    • - he would always have this ghastly image imprinted on his mind
  4. (of a young animal) Come to recognize (another animal, person, or thing) as a parent or other object of habitual trust

Noun
  1. A mark made by pressing something on to a softer substance so that its outline is reproduced
    • - he made imprints of the keys in bars of soap
  2. A lasting impression or effect
    • - years in the colonies had left their imprint
  3. A printer's or publisher's name, address, and other details in a book or other printed item

  4. A brand name under which books are published, typically the name of a former publishing house that is now part of a larger group


  1. a distinctive influence; "English stills bears the imprint of the Norman invasion"
  2. establish or impress firmly in the mind; "We imprint our ideas onto our children"
  3. depression: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
  4. impress: mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
  5. 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"
  6. (imprinting) a learning process in early life whereby species specific patterns of behavior are established
  7. Imprint is the second album by metalcore, hardcore band Vision of Disorder, released on July 14, 1998. It was their last album released while signed to Roadrunner Records; it is widely considered their best album (it was received with widespread critical acclaim) as well as their best selling. ...
  8. Imprint is a 2007 independent drama/thriller film co-written and directed by Michael Linn and produced by Chris Eyre.
  9. # "King Kong" – 8:37 # "Postcard" – 6:44 # "Little Steps" – 7:13 # "Joan" – 6:46 # "Maroon Bells" (John Patitucci, Sachi Patitucci) – 0:41 # "Imprint" – 11:21 # "The Well" – 5:51 # "Essay" – 9:03 # "Japanese Folk Song" – 5:24 # "Afro Blue" (Mongo Santamaria) – 5:37
  10. Imprint is the thirteenth episode of the first season of Masters of Horror. Directed by Takashi Miike, the episode was scheduled to premiere on January 27, 2006 but was shelved by Showtime over concerns about its extremely graphic and disturbing content. ...
  11. Imprint is a publication created by Imprint Publications, Waterloo and is the official student newspaper of the University of Waterloo.
  12. Imprint was a Canadian television series that aired on TVOntario, BookTelevision, Knowledge and, for one season, on PBS.
  13. An impression; the mark left behind by printing something; The name and details of a publisher or printer, as printed in a book etc. ...
  14. (Imprinted) means marked with an identification code by means of debossing, embossing, engraving or printing with ink. 21 CFR 206.3 - Imprinting of Solid Dosage Form Products
  15. (imprinting) An epigenetic modification of genes that identifies a given gene as having been inherited from the maternal or paternal parent. In mammals, some genes are expressed primarily from the maternally-inherited or paternally-inherited alleles as a consequence of imprinting.
  16. (Imprinting) a biochemical phenomenon that determines, for certain genes, which one of the pair of alleles, the mother's or the father's, will be active in that individual.
  17. (imprinting) a primitive type of learning that occurs during the early part of an animal's life, whereby an attachment is formed to another animal that is difficult to change (filial imprinting).
  18. (Imprinting) a basic form of learning, occurring during a ‘critical period’ of the life of an organism, during which the organism is biologically predisposed to that particular type of learning.
  19. (IMPRINTING) A rapid and irreversible learning process which occurs soon after a bird is hatched. During imprinting a bird learns to recognize its parents and identify with them. If it associates with humans during this period, it will identify with people.
  20. (Imprinting) A method of marking chromosomes in gametogenesis, methylation being a likely mechanism.
  21. (Imprinting) A phenomenon in which the disease phenotype depends on which parent passed on the disease gene. For instance, both Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes are inherited when the same part of chromosome 15 is missing. ...
  22. (Imprinting) A rapid learning process by which a newborn or very young animal establishes a behavior pattern of recognition and attraction to another animal of its own kind or to a substitute.
  23. (Imprinting) A rapid learning process that takes place early in the life of a social animalAny living thing that is not a plant. Most animals can move about freely. All use plants or other animals as food. All have sensory organs. ...
  24. (Imprinting) A technique which applies variable copy to blank or pre-printed labels with a secondary device such as Thermal and Direct Thermal Printers.
  25. (Imprinting) Conditioning by outer influences such as parents, education, or society in general.