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impression

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    feeling; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun an outward appearance
    effect.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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carbon_process

  • noun a process of printing on paper coated with bichromated gelatin containing pigment

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letterpress

  • noun printing from a plate with raised characters
    relief printing.

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bodoni

  • noun Italian printer who designed the Bodoni font (1740-1813)
    Gianbattista Bodoni.
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern; modern font.

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photo

  • noun a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
    photograph; pic; picture; exposure.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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skim

  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skimming.

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speed

  • noun distance travelled per unit time
    velocity.
  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    swiftness; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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frederic_william_goudy

  • noun United States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
    Goudy; Frederic Goudy.

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occupation

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; line of work; business.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power
    military control.

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poring_over

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; perusing; studying.

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printing_process

  • noun reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
    printing.

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relief_printing

  • noun printing from a plate with raised characters
    letterpress.

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benjamin_franklin

  • noun printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
    Franklin.

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speech

  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    address.
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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planography

  • noun the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)
    planographic printing.

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typesetter

  • noun one who sets written material into type
    typographer; compositor; setter.

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william_bradford

  • noun United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)
    Bradford.

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galley_proof

  • noun a proof taken before the type is broken up to print pages

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confirmation

  • noun additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    substantiation; verification; check.
    • fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  • noun information that confirms or verifies

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read

  • noun something that is read
    • the article was a very good read
  • verb interpret something that is written or printed
    • read the advertisement
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?

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rake

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rip; rakehell; blood; roue; profligate.
  • noun degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    slant; pitch.
    • the roof had a steep pitch

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johannes_gutenberg

  • noun German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
    Gutenberg; Johann Gutenberg.

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skimmer

  • noun a rapid superficial reader
  • noun a cooking utensil used to skim fat from the surface of liquids

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overprint

  • noun something added by overprinting
    surprint.
  • verb print (additional text or colors) onto an already imprinted paper
    print over.

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intaglio_printing

  • noun a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
    intaglio; gravure.

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lip-read

  • verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
    lipread; speech-read.

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publishing_company

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publisher; publishing house; publishing firm.

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letterset

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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frederic_goudy

  • noun United States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
    Frederic William Goudy; Goudy.

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offset_printing

  • noun a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
    offset.

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reread

  • verb read anew; read again
    • He re-read her letters to him

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johann_gutenberg

  • noun German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
    Gutenberg; Johannes Gutenberg.

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setter

  • noun one who sets written material into type
    typographer; compositor; typesetter.
  • noun a long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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skim_over

  • verb read superficially
    skim.
  • verb move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
    skim.

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collotype_printing

  • noun a photomechanical printing process that uses a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced; can be used with one or more colors
    collotype; photogelatin process.

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perusing

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; studying; poring over.
  • verb examine or consider with attention and in detail
    peruse.
    • Please peruse this report at your leisure

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photogelatin

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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proofreader

  • noun someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
    reader.

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proofread

  • verb read for errors
    proof.
    • I should proofread my manuscripts

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gutenberg

  • noun German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
    Johannes Gutenberg; Johann Gutenberg.

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gazette

  • noun a newspaper or official journal
  • verb publish in a gazette

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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cyclostyle

  • noun a writing implement with a small toothed wheel that cuts small holes in a stencil
  • verb print with an implement with small toothed wheels that cuts small holes in a stencil

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intaglio

  • noun a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
    gravure; intaglio printing.
  • noun glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo)
    diaglyph.

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newspaper_publisher

  • noun the proprietor of a newspaper
    publisher.
  • noun a business firm that publishes newspapers
    newspaper; paper.
    • Murdoch owns many newspapers

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process_printing

  • noun a method of printing colored reproductions from halftone plates

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planographic_printing

  • noun the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)
    planography.

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recitation

  • noun written matter that is recited from memory
  • noun a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance
    reading; recital.
    • the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems

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offset

  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her
  • noun a compensating equivalent
    counterbalance.

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decipher

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decrypt.
  • verb read with difficulty
    trace.
    • Can you decipher this letter?
    • The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs

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compositor

  • noun one who sets written material into type
    typographer; typesetter; setter.

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substantiation

  • noun additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    confirmation; verification; check.
    • fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  • noun the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
    validation; proof.

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anagrammatise

  • verb read letters out of order to discover a hidden meaning
    anagram; anagrammatize.

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card

  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys
  • noun a card certifying the identity of the bearer
    identity card.
    • he had to show his card to get in

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publishing

  • noun the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution
    publication.
  • verb put into print
    print; publish.
    • The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce
    • These news should not be printed

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publisher

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publishing house; publishing company; publishing firm.
  • noun a person engaged in publishing periodicals or books or music

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anagrammatize

  • verb read letters out of order to discover a hidden meaning
    anagram; anagrammatise.

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lithography

  • noun a method of planographic printing from a metal or stone surface
  • noun the act of making a lithographic print

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antigram

  • noun an anagram that means the opposite of the original word or phrase
    • `restful' is the antigram of `fluster'

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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map

  • noun a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    function; single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping.

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browsing

  • noun reading superficially or at random
    browse.
  • noun the act of feeding by continual nibbling
    browse.

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corrector

One who, or that which, corrects; as, a corrector of abuses; a corrector of the press; an alkali is a corrector of acids.

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speech-read

  • verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
    lipread; lip-read.

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decipherer

  • noun the kind of intellectual who converts messages from a code to plain text
    decoder.
  • noun a reader capable of reading and interpreting illegible or obscure text

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into

To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.

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anagram

  • noun a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase
  • verb read letters out of order to discover a hidden meaning
    anagrammatize; anagrammatise.

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proofread

  • verb read for errors
    proof.
    • I should proofread my manuscripts

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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photo-offset_printing

  • noun a method of offset printing using photomechanical plates
    photo-offset.

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letterset_printing

  • noun image is transferred from a relief type plate to a roller

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gianbattista_bodoni

  • noun Italian printer who designed the Bodoni font (1740-1813)
    Bodoni.

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foundry_proof

  • noun a proof taken from a form before duplicate plates are made

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publication

  • noun a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
  • noun the act of issuing printed materials
    issue.

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publishing_firm

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publisher; publishing house; publishing company.

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browse

  • noun vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat
    • a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day
  • noun reading superficially or at random
    browsing.

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galley

  • noun a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading
  • noun (classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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william_caxton

  • noun English printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)
    Caxton.

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checkout

  • noun the act of inspecting or verifying
    check-out procedure; check.
    • they made a check of their equipment
    • the pilot ran through the check-out procedure
  • noun the latest time for vacating a hotel room
    checkout time.
    • the checkout here is 12 noon

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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test_copy

  • noun (printing) an impression made to check for errors
    trial impression; proof.

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lipreading

  • noun perceiving what a person is saying by observing the movements of the lips
  • verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
    lipread; speech-read; lip-read.

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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typographer

  • noun one who sets written material into type
    compositor; typesetter; setter.

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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check-out_procedure

  • noun the act of inspecting or verifying
    checkout; check.
    • they made a check of their equipment
    • the pilot ran through the check-out procedure

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impress

  • noun the act of coercing someone into government service
    impressment.
  • verb have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
    strike; affect; move.
    • This child impressed me as unusually mature
    • This behavior struck me as odd

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bradford

  • noun United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)
    William Bradford.

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photo-offset

  • noun a method of offset printing using photomechanical plates
    photo-offset printing.

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franklin

  • noun United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)
    John Hope Franklin.
  • noun printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
    Benjamin Franklin.

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cinch

  • noun any undertaking that is easy to do
    picnic; walkover; duck soup; piece of cake; breeze; child's play; snap; pushover.
    • marketing this product will be no picnic
  • noun stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
    girth.

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copy

  • noun a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
    transcript.
  • noun a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
    • she made a copy of the designer dress
    • the clone was a copy of its ancestor

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collotype

  • noun a photomechanical printing process that uses a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced; can be used with one or more colors
    collotype printing; photogelatin process.

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speed-reading

  • noun reading at speeds significantly faster than normal

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goudy

  • noun United States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
    Frederic William Goudy; Frederic Goudy.

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typography

  • noun the craft of composing type and printing from it
  • noun art and technique of printing with movable type
    composition.

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caxton

  • noun English printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)
    William Caxton.

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printing

  • noun text handwritten in the style of printed matter
  • noun the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution

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verification

  • noun additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    confirmation; substantiation; check.
    • fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  • noun (law) an affidavit attached to a statement confirming the truth of that statement

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boldface

  • noun a typeface with thick heavy lines
    bold face; bold.
  • verb print in boldface

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newspaper

  • noun a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements
    paper.
    • he read his newspaper at breakfast
  • noun a business firm that publishes newspapers
    paper; newspaper publisher.
    • Murdoch owns many newspapers

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proofread

  • verb read for errors
    proof.
    • I should proofread my manuscripts

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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proof

  • noun any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    cogent evidence.
    • if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it
  • noun a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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photogelatin_process

  • noun a photomechanical printing process that uses a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced; can be used with one or more colors
    collotype printing; collotype.

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scan

  • noun the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
    • he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars
  • noun an image produced by scanning
    CAT scan.
    • he analyzed the brain scan
    • you could see the tumor in the CAT scan

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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bookworm

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; scholastic.
  • noun someone who spends a great deal of time reading

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separatrix

  • noun a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
    virgule; solidus; diagonal; stroke; slash.

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say

  • noun the chance to speak
    • let him have his say
  • verb express in words
    state; tell.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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skimming

  • noun the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skim.

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dictate

  • noun an authoritative rule
  • noun a guiding principle
    • the dictates of reason

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carbon

  • noun an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    C; atomic number 6.
  • noun a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper
    carbon paper.

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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proof

  • noun any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    cogent evidence.
    • if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it
  • noun a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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map-reader

  • noun a person who can read maps
    • he is a good map-reader

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studying

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; perusing; poring over.
  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives

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publishing_house

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publisher; publishing company; publishing firm.

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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lip

  • noun either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
  • noun (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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photogravure

  • noun printing from an intaglio plate prepared by photographic methods
  • noun an intaglio print produced by gravure
    heliogravure; gravure.

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composition

  • noun the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
    composing.
    • harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art
  • noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; make-up; makeup; constitution.

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dip_into

  • verb read selectively; read only certain passages from a text

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perusal

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusing; studying; poring over.

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printer

  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
    pressman.
  • noun (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing

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trace

  • noun a just detectable amount
    suggestion; hint.
    • he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; tincture.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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pressman

  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
    printer.
  • noun a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
    newspaperman; newswriter; correspondent; newspaperwoman.

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printing_machine

  • noun a machine that prints
    printer.

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beta

  • noun the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun beets
    genus Beta.

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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gravure

  • noun a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
    intaglio; intaglio printing.
  • noun a printing plate used in the process of gravure

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lipread

  • verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
    speech-read; lip-read.

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trial_impression

  • noun (printing) an impression made to check for errors
    test copy; proof.

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readership

  • noun the audience reached by written communications (books or magazines or newspapers etc.)

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recital

  • noun the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    yarn; narration.
    • his narration was hesitant
  • noun performance of music or dance especially by soloists

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relief

  • noun the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
    assuagement; alleviation.
    • as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief
  • noun the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)
    ease.
    • he enjoyed his relief from responsibility
    • getting it off his conscience gave him some ease

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