Origin of printout
Definition for print out (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- a design or pattern on cloth made by dyeing, weaving, or printing with engraved rollers, blocks of wood, stencils, etc.
- a cloth so treated.
- an article of apparel made of this cloth.
Origin of print
Related formsun·print·ed, adjectivewell-print·ed, adjective
Can be confusedprince prints
British Dictionary definitions for print out (1 of 2)
verb (tr, adverb)
noun print-out, printout
British Dictionary definitions for print out (2 of 2)
- in printed or published form
- (of a book, etc) offered for sale by the publisher
- a fabric with a printed design
- (as modifier)a print dress
- a mark or indentation made by pressing something onto a surface
- a stamp, die, etc, that makes such an impression
- the surface subjected to such an impression
Word Origin for print
Idioms and Phrases with print out (1 of 2)
Write by drawing letters as opposed to cursive writing, as in Please print out your name above your signature.
Use a computer printer, as in This manuscript is too long to print out, so let's continue using floppy disks. [Second half of 1900s]
Idioms and Phrases with print out (2 of 2)
In addition to the idiom beginning with print
- print out
- go out (of print)
- in print
- small print