imprint
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mark made by pressure)
a. la marca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My braces made an imprint on the inside of my lips.Los frenos me hicieron una marca en la parte interior de los labios.
b. la huella
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I didn't see the bird, but I know there was one here from the imprints in the mud.No vi el ave, pero sé que había una aquí por las huellas en el lodo.
2. (publication)
a. el pie de imprenta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The imprint on the book could not be read clearly, but the volume seemed to be incredibly old.El pie de imprenta del libro no podía leerse claramente, pero el volumen parecía viejísimo.
3. (indelible influence)
a. la huella
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Imprints from his childhood still affect him today.Las huellas de su infancia todavía lo afectan en la actualidad.
b. la marca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ending of the story left an imprint on my mind.El final de la historia dejó una marca en mi mente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to mark by pressure)
a. imprimir
The machines physically imprint a spiral on each CD to help the laser read the data.Las máquinas imprimen físicamente una espiral en cada CD para ayudar a que el láser lea los datos.
5. (to etch)
a. grabar
There are subtle methods to imprint ideas on your mind.Existen métodos sutiles para grabarte ideas en la mente.
b. marcar
That night's events would imprint his mind for years to come.Los eventos de esa noche marcarían su psiquis por muchos años por venir.
6. (to be etched; used in the passive voice with "on")
a. quedar grabado en
That heartbreaking image of her sick mother was imprinted on her memory.La imagen desgarradora de su madre enferma le quedó grabada en la memoria.
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imprint
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of seal)
a. la marca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of feet)
a. la huella
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of publisher)
a. el pie de imprenta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (general)
a. marcar
b. grabar
her words were imprinted on my memorysus palabras se me quedaron grabadas en la memoria
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imprint
[ɪmˈprɪnt]
transitive verb
1 (mark) [+paper] imprimir
to imprint sth on sth imprimir or estampar algo en algo
2 grabar
it was imprinted on his mind lo tenía grabado en la mente
3 (Bio) (Psychology and Psychiatry) imprimir;on a
[ˈɪmprɪnt]
noun
impresión (f); huella (f); (Tip) pie (m) de imprenta
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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