verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for watermark
Do they really need to post this video, which TMZ proudly put their watermark over so that everyone knows where it came from?TMZ Makes Tragedy Porn Out of Tracy Morgan’s Gruesome Car Accident|Dean Obeidallah|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or Wintour, who has another agenda entirely for promoting rail-thinness as the watermark for beauty?
I could not account for the Treasury watermark, designed to prevent forgery of the notes, appearing on a piece of blank paper.The Shrieking Pit|Arthur J. Rees
The watermark will thus fall on twelve stamps in each sheet of one hundred.
Its form is well seen in the watermark on Siamese stamps, and on the old Siamese coins.The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe|Ernest Young
As to the position of the watermark in the sheets, I believe it to be central.
A German example of the watermark dating from 1479 was exhibited in the Caxton Exhibition .
British Dictionary definitions for watermark
Word Origin and History for watermark
1708, "distinctive mark on paper," from water (n.1) + mark (n.1). Cf. German wassermarke. Not produced by water, but probably so called because it looks like a wet spot. The verb is recorded from 1866.