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print | null |

As nouns the difference between print and null

is that print is (uncountable) books and other material created by printing presses, considered collectively or as a medium while null is zero, nil; the cardinal number before einn.

As an adjective print

is of, relating to, or writing for printed publications.

As a verb print

is to produce one or more copies of a text or image on a surface, especially by machine; often used with out'' or ''off : print out, print off.

print

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of, relating to, or writing for printed publications.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To produce one or more copies of a text or image on a surface, especially by machine; often used with out'' or ''off : print out, print off.
  • Print the draft double-spaced so we can mark changes between the lines.
  • To produce a microchip (an integrated circuit) in a process resembling the printing of an image.
  • The circuitry is printed onto the semiconductor surface.
  • (ambitransitive) To write very clearly, especially, to write without connecting the letters as in cursive.
  • Print your name here and sign below.
    I'm only in grade 2, so I only know how to print .
  • (ambitransitive) To publish in a book, newspaper, etc.
  • How could they print an unfounded rumour like that?
  • * Alexander Pope
  • From the moment he prints , he must expect to hear no more truth.
  • To stamp or impress (something) with coloured figures or patterns.
  • to print calico
  • To fix or impress, as a stamp, mark, character, idea, etc., into or upon something.
  • * Surrey
  • A look will print a thought that never may remove.
  • * Sir John Beaumont
  • Upon his breastplate he beholds a dint, / Which in that field young Edward's sword did print .
  • * Roscommon
  • some footsteps printed in the clay
  • To stamp something in or upon; to make an impression or mark upon by pressure, or as by pressure.
  • * Dryden
  • Forth on his fiery steed betimes he rode, / That scarcely prints the turf on which he trod.

    Derived terms

    * printer * printing form * printing press

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (uncountable) Books and other material created by printing presses, considered collectively or as a medium.
  • Three citations are required for each meaning, including one in print .
    TV and the internet haven't killed print .
  • (uncountable) Clear handwriting, especially, writing without connected letters as in cursive.
  • Write in print using block letters.
  • (uncountable) The letters forming the text of a document.
  • The print is too small for me to read.
  • A visible impression on a surface.
  • Using a crayon, the girl made a print of the leaf under the page.
  • A fingerprint.
  • Did the police find any prints at the scene?
  • A footprint.
  • (visual art) A picture that was created in multiple copies by printing.
  • (photography) A photograph that has been printed onto paper from the negative.
  • (motion pictures) A copy of a film that can be projected.
  • Cloth that has had a pattern of dye printed onto it.
  • Antonyms

    * (writing without connected letters) cursive

    Derived terms

    * fine print * fingerprint * footprint * in print * newsprint * out of print * pawprint * printmaking * printout * small print * thumbprint

    null

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A non-existent or empty value or set of values.
  • Zero]] quantity of [[expression, expressions; nothing.
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • Something that has no force or meaning.
  • (computing) the ASCII or Unicode character (), represented by a zero value, that indicates no character and is sometimes used as a string terminator.
  • (computing) the attribute of an entity that has no valid value.
  • Since no date of birth was entered for the patient, his age is null .
  • One of the beads in nulled work.
  • (statistics) null hypothesis
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having no validity, "null and void"
  • insignificant
  • * 1924 , Marcel Proust, Within a Budding Grove :
  • In proportion as we descend the social scale our snobbishness fastens on to mere nothings which are perhaps no more null than the distinctions observed by the aristocracy, but, being more obscure, more peculiar to the individual, take us more by surprise.
  • absent or non-existent
  • (mathematics) of the null set
  • (mathematics) of or comprising a value of precisely zero
  • (genetics, of a mutation) causing a complete loss of gene function, amorphic.
  • Derived terms

    * nullity

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to nullify; to annul
  • (Milton)

    See also

    * nil ----