printing ink

printing ink
noun
a semisolid quick drying ink made especially for use in printing (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑printer's ink
Hypernyms: ↑ink

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noun
: an ink used in printing and consisting of a pigment or pigments of the required color mixed with oil or varnish; especially : a black ink made from carbon blacks and thick linseed oil or some similar oil often with rosin oil and rosin varnish added

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a type of ink that flows smoothly, dries quickly, and is of a consistency able to hold enough color to make printed matter legible: used to transfer the image on a press plate to the printing surface.
[1670-80]

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printing ink see under ↑print
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Main Entry:ink
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printing ink noun
Ink used in printing, a usu thickish mixture of pigment (such as carbon black) with oil and sometimes varnish
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Main Entry:print

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printing ink,
ink used in typographic printing.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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