|n.||1.||The act, art, or practice of impressing letters, characters, or figures on paper, cloth, or other material; the business of a printer, including typesetting and presswork, with their adjuncts; typography; also, the act of producing photographic prints.|
|Noun||1.||printing - text handwritten in the style of printed matter|
|2.||printing - the business of printing|
|3.||printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication|
Synonyms: printing process
|4.||printing - all the copies of a work printed at one time; "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"|
PRINTING. The art of impressing letters; the art of making books or papers
by impressing legible characters.
2. The right to print is guaranteed by law, and the abuse of the right renders the guilty person liable to punishment. See Libel,; Liberty of the Press; Press.