[ verb oh-ver-print; noun oh-ver-print ]
/ verb ˌoʊ vərˈprɪnt; noun ˈoʊ vərˌprɪnt /
verb (used with object)
Printing. a quantity of printing in excess of that desired; overrun.
- any word, inscription, or device written or printed on the face of a stamp that alters, limits, or describes its use, place of issue, or character.
- a stamp so marked.
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Words nearby overprint
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British Dictionary definitions for overprint
(tr) to print (additional matter or another colour) on a sheet of paper
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