n.Paper or a similar flat material that bears text or a design that has been transferred or impressed from a plate, block, or screen.A single copy or version made using such a process.Paper that bears a photographic image, especially a positive image.Audiovisual RecordsA copy of a film made from a negative, especially a copy made for distribution.


Print1 encompasses a wide range of materials produced using different processes. Processes used for images include etching, lithography, engraving, woodcut, and silkscreen. Processes for text include letterpress, offset lithography, and laser printing. Prints are usually ink on paper, although other materials may be used. This sense of print is distinguished from photographic prints (print4), which are produced by the photochemical action of light rather than by a mechanical process.