noun the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published
noun all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time
- the first edition appeared in 1920
- it was too late for the morning edition
- they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings
noun an issue of a newspaper
- he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times
noun something a little different from others of the same type
version; variant; variation.
- an experimental version of the night fighter
- a variant of the same word
- an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
- the boy is a younger edition of his father
, fr. edere
to publish; cf. F. édition
. See Edit
- A literary work edited and published, as by a certain editor or in a certain manner; as, a good edition of Chaucer; Chalmers' edition of Shakespeare.
- The whole number of copies of a work printed and published at one time; as, the first edition was soon sold.
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