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American English: /prɪnt/
British English: /prɪnt/

Translation of print in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (Printing) 1.1 (lettering) in large print
    en letra grande or en caracteres grandes
    the fine print (US) or (esp British) small print
    la letra menuda or pequeña
    la letra chica (Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • New technical terms are presented in the text in bold-faced print and the definitions of these terms are conveniently located at the bottom of each page.
    • The book's overall dimensions, font size, and uses of bold print make it very user friendly.
    • She produced the piece of paper to which the notice had been attached, and which now bore the word ‘Declined’ in bold print, with a signature below.
    1.2 (text, image)a page of print
    una página impresa
    acres of print have been devoted to the subject
    han corrido ríos de tinta sobre el tema
    the medium of print
    la letra impresa
    in print
    (published) publicado
    (available) a la venta
    he hoped to see his work in print
    esperaba ver su trabajo publicado
    to get into/appear in print
    he's just gone into print
    acaban de publicarle una obra
    out of print to go out of print
    (before noun) print union
    sindicato (masculine) de tipógrafos
    print worker
    Example sentences
    • So, when I find a book which comes from one of the well-known firms which publish more or less anything for an author who is keen to get into print, the first thing I want to know is, Can the guy write?
    • Of course, it would be a mistake to assume, from this evidence, that if you just persevere long enough you are bound to get into print eventually; you might end up by getting nowhere.
    • The main target group was, after all, mostly younger scholars who were very keen to get into print and whom one wanted to give a stake in the success of the field.
  • 2 countable 2.1 (picture) (Art, Printing)
    Example sentences
    • Apart from paintings her work included prints and designs for stained glass and tapestries.
    • The current exhibition brings together more than 300 paintings, drawings, prints, watercolors and sculptures.
    • Ultimately, Pieter Bruegel's paintings and prints were the weightiest works deriving from the idiom.
    2.2 (Cinema, Photography)
    Example sentences
    • For sharp prints good contact between the negative and sensitized paper is critical.
    • Just under the water sheet, you can see dim grass photographs, two prints coloured to the temperature of glass that glint from one sky refraction to another.
    • When making a print from a negative, parts of the paper are exposed more or less than the rest to hold details in highlights or pull detail from shadows.
    Example sentences
    • A slight flicker is evident from time to time, and there are numerous small scratches in both the film print and the soundtrack.
    • It's a bad print of a film that hasn't been seen much over the past 39 years.
    • Don't miss this opportunity to see a beautiful print of a film that might very well be one of the best you'll see all year.
  • 3 countable (of foot, finger)
    Example sentences
    • A paw print was found at one of the locations where it was seen.
    • We spent a misty day walking through the forests around Forsmark, where the newly fallen snow held the paw prints of lynx and the big M-shaped hoof marks of moose.
    • Gazing down from her perspective of about ten feet off the surface, boot prints showed up in the dust around the craft.
  • 4 countable and uncountable (fabric) a floral print
    un estampado de flores
    Example sentences
    • Natasha, Vivienne and company modelled pastel richly coloured print dresses and two pieces ideal for summer weddings, the races and parties.
    • For a print fabric, convert the front pattern piece to a full piece instead of the half piece with a foldline.
    • Authentic Chinese patterns come to life in silk jacquards, prints and exquisite beaded pieces.

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1
    the title is printed in red
    el título está impreso en rojo
    printed in London
    impreso en Londres
    to print something on/onto something
    imprimir algo en algo
    Example sentences
    • The day after this Sunday creation event, the city newspaper printed a full page article on the creation vs. evolution debate.
    • One newspaper printed a piece under the headline ‘Death of the Butterfly.’
    • I would like to know why it is so hard these days for a skateboard magazine to print any writing at all that describes skating.
    Example sentences
    • The fabric was printed with a simple design, and the full skirt accentuated her tiny waist.
    • Traditional fabrics were block printed with geometric designs.
    • The cloth is printed with a mix of ethnically distinct Papuan motifs, usually in bright colours (initially due to a difficulty in sourcing dye from Java).
    1.2 (print image on)
    1.3 (publish)
    Example sentences
    • In its early days some books were printed on India paper, which was so fine that some volumes were reduced to half their original size.
    • Harsh penalties were imposed for printing newspapers on unstamped paper.
    • Secondly, the book is printed on pulp paper of abysmal quality.
    also: printed past participle
    printed papers or matter
    impresos (masculine plural)
    the printed word
    la letra impresa
    printed fabric printed circuit printed circuitry
    circuitos (masculine plural) impresos
  • 2 (write clearly)
    escribir con letra de imprenta or de molde
    Example sentences
    • The charge that some letters of some signatures are printed rather than written is particularly ludicrous.
    • What I found was a silver chain, with a plaque in which was clearly printed the name ‘Kiley.’
    • I printed MEG PICKARD clearly, and handed her the form.
  • 3 (Photography)
    to print a copy from something
    sacar una copia de algo
    Example sentences
    • His photographs are occasionally painted on, after being printed from negatives he has altered and scratched.
    • Because they could be printed from a negative, cartes de visite could be mass produced, unlike most earlier photographic processes.
    • The photographs have been printed from a collection of lost negatives that were found by collector John Bosko.
  • 4 (make impression) (usually passive) the footmark was clearly printed in the sand
    la huella del pie estaba claramente marcada en la arena
    the scene is printed on my memory
    tengo la escena grabada en la memoria
    Example sentences
    • Her forehead was swelling red, with the Frisbee's mark printed on it.
    • Another method of hiding the message was printed in the surface of mooncakes as a simple puzzle or mosaic.
    • Despite the fact that I don't understand any of what's printed on them, I really enjoy the tiny red bean mooncakes here... and anything made of taro.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Printing)
    the book is printing
    el libro está en la imprenta
  • 2 (write clearly)
    escribir con letra de imprenta or de molde

Phrasal verbs

print off

verb + adverb + object

print out

verb + adverb + object, verb + object + adverb
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