printing
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printing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act and effect of printing)
a. la impresión
(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 publishing company is about to release the seventh printing of the book.La editorial está por sacar la séptima impresión del libro.
2. (industry)
a. la imprenta
(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 development of printing in Cuba in the 19th century helped foment musical literacy.El desarrollo de la imprenta en Cuba durante el siglo XIX sirvió para fomentar el alfabetismo musical.
3. (quantity printed)
a. la tirada
(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).
This is going to be a big issue that will need a printing of at least 5,000 copies.Este va a ser un gran número que necesitará una tirada de 5,000 ejemplares como mínimo.
b. la edición
(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 next printing is going to be only 1,500 copies because readership has been down.La próxima edición solo va a ser de 1,500 ejemplares porque disminuyó el número de lectores.
4. (non cursive writing)
a. la letra de imprenta
(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).
Sometimes printing is more practical than cursive because more people can read it.A veces es más práctica la letra de imprenta que la cursiva porque es más la gente que puede leerla.
b. la letra de molde
(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 think that printing lacks the old-fashioned charm of cursive.Me parece que a la letra de molde le falta el antiguo encanto de la cursiva.
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printing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (process, action)
a. la impresión
(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. (industry)
a. la imprenta f, artes gráficas
(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).
first/second printingprimera/segunda impresión
printing errorerrata (de imprenta)
printing pressimprenta
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printing [ˈprɪntɪŋ]
noun
1 (process) impresión (f)
fourth printing cuarta impresión (f)
2 (craft, industry) imprenta (f)
"16th century printing in Toledo" "La imprenta en Toledo en el siglo XVI"
3 (block writing) letras (f) de molde; (characters, print) letra (f)
4 (quantity printed) tirada (f)
a printing of 500 copies una tirada de 500 ejemplares
modifier
printing frame (n) prensa (f) de copiar
printing ink (n) tinta (f) de imprenta
printing office (n) imprenta (f)
printing press (n) prensa (f)
printing queue (n) cola (f) de impresión
printing works (n) imprenta (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "printing"
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printing press
la imprenta
3-D printing
impresión 3D
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