|1.||[ verb ] establish or impress firmly in the mind|
"We imprint our ideas onto our children"
|2.||[ noun ] a distinctive influence|
"English stills bears the imprint of the Norman invasion"
|3.||[ noun ] a concavity in a surface produced by pressing|
"he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
|Related terms:||concavity wrinkle crevice groove incision dip dimple sag dimple|
|4.||[ verb ] mark or stamp with or as if with pressure|
"To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
|Related terms:||change_surface stamp emboss press|
|5.||[ noun ] (printing) an impression produced by pressure or printing|
|Related terms:||stamp impress|
|6.||[ noun ] an identification of a publisher; a publisher's name along with the date and address and edition that is printed at the bottom of the title page|
"the book was published under a distinguished imprint"
|7.||[ noun ] a device produced by pressure on a surface|
|Related terms:||device impression|