Translation of printing in Spanish:

printing

Pronunciation: /ˈprɪntɪŋ/

n

  • 1 [Printing/Imprenta] 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (act, process, result) impresión (feminine) the printing is poor la impresión es mala the invention of printing la invención de la imprenta (before noun/delante del nombre) [ink/error] de imprenta 1.2 countable/numerable (quantity printed) edición (f), tirada (f) the book is in its fifth printing el libro va por la quinta edición
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    • Will new printings of traditional books be issued on demand, or printed in advance and warehoused?
    • A microfiche edition of the first printings of Mathilde's works has recently been published by IDC in the Netherlands.
    • A sufficiently high number of pre-orders would push the book into multiple printings early on and guarantee a high ranking.
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable (trade) imprenta (feminine)
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    • Before the invention of printing, books were produced entirely by hand by a series of painters, calligraphers, and binders.
    • Nicholas V died in 1455, unaware of Johannes Gutenberg's invention of printing with moveable metal types in Mainz, Germany.
    • The importance of his book is that it was printed (book printing was invented just a short time before by Gutenberg) and many copies were therefore available.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (handwriting) letra (feminine) de imprenta or de molde
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    • The printing was hurried and the cramped letters ran together as if Alec had been in a great hurry to get them on paper.
    • I'm not sure how many years I received instruction, but I think cursive and printing might have been different years.
    • It was hard and white, and the printing on top was someone's flawless handwriting to ‘Mr. William Gale.’

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