block print


block print
block′ print`
n.
fia a design printed by means of one or more blocks of wood or metal
Etymology: 1810–20

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • block-print|ed — «BLOK PRIHN tihd», adjective. printed by means of carved or engraved blocks of wood or other material: »In 868, the Chinese produced the Diamond Sutra, the world s first block printed book (Eugene Boardman) …   Useful english dictionary

  • block print — I. transitive verb 1. a. : to print (as books) from hand cut wooden blocks used chiefly of printers practice before the general adoption of movable types b. : to print from blocks a linen scarf block printed in black 2. : to write in block… …   Useful english dictionary

  • block print — n. print made by stamping ink onto a surface using carved blocks of wood or metal (Art) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • block print — /ˈblɒk prɪnt/ (say blok print) noun Fine Arts a design printed by means of blocks of wood or metal …   Australian English dictionary

  • block print — Fine Arts. a design printed by means of one or more blocks of wood or metal. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • Block print — Оттиск с деревянного клише …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • block — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, Dutch auction, afterthought, agate, agnosia, apply to, aquatint, arm, arrest, auction, auction block, auction sale, autolithograph, ax, balk, ball, bar, barricade, barrier, baseball bat, bat, batch, battery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • print — Synonyms and related words: Ditto copy, Photostat, Xerox, Xerox copy, abstract, abstraction, altarpiece, alveolation, alveolus, aquatint, ascender, autolithograph, back, backlash, backwash, bastard type, be a printmaker, beard, bed, belly, bevel …   Moby Thesaurus

  • print —   Pa i, kikiko, kākau kaha, kākau. See footprint, printing, printing press, type.    ♦ Print shop, hale pa i.    ♦ Block print cloth, palaka.    ♦ Printed cloth, lau, lole kalakoa.    ♦ To print, as tapa, ho ōni o, no eno e, kāpala, palapala …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • block —   1. Obstruct. Āke ake a, ke ake a, ke a, pa a, ālai, ānai, āpani, papani a pa a, kualo, pupū, kūpalaka.   2. Piece of wood. Palaka;    ♦ block in hat plaiting, iho;    ♦ block to support canoe or outrigger float, paepae, lona.    ♦ Block print… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary