All Words Glossary

Glossary of Printing Terms
beginning with letter E
Browse the Printing Glossary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 

Egyptian Tweet Definition of Egyptian Like Definition of Egyptian on Facebook
noun 
  1. A person from Egypt or of Egyptian descent.
  2. The Afro-Asiatic language spoken in ancient Egypt.
adjective 
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Egypt, the Egyptian people or the Egyptian language.
     
electrotype Tweet Definition of electrotype Like Definition of electrotype on Facebook
noun 
  1. A plate, made by electroplating a mold, used in letterpress printing
verb to electrotype
  1. To make such a plate
     
elite Tweet Definition of elite Like Definition of elite on Facebook
noun 
  1. (uncountable) A special group or social class of people which have a superior intellectual, social or economic status as, the elite of society.
  2. (countable) someone, Someone who is among the best at certain task.
adjective 
  1. Of high birth or social position; aristocratic or patrician.
     
ellipsis Tweet Definition of ellipsis Like Definition of ellipsis on Facebook
noun (ellipses)
  1. (context, typography) a mark consisting of three periods, with spaces inbetween, before, and after them ( . . . ), used in printing to indicate an omission.
  2. (context, grammar) the omission of a grammatically required word or phrase that can be implied.
He is faster than she. (Here, a trailing "is fast" is omitted, grammatically required, and implied.)
     
Em Tweet Definition of Em Like Definition of Em on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. Shortening of the given name Emily.
Auntie , Auntie ...
abbreviation 
  1. exametre, exameter
     
em dash Tweet Definition of em dash Like Definition of em dash on Facebook
noun 
  1. (typography) A hyphen with the same width as a lower-case letter 'm'.
     
Emerald Tweet Definition of Emerald Like Definition of Emerald on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. a town in Queensland, Australia.
     
emperor Tweet Definition of emperor Like Definition of emperor on Facebook
noun 
  1. The male monarch or ruler of an empire.
     
en Tweet Definition of en Like Definition of en on Facebook
noun 
  1. The letter N, n.
  2. In typesetting, the width of an average letter in a font.
abbreviation 
  1. English
     
en dash Tweet Definition of en dash Like Definition of en dash on Facebook
noun 
  1. (typography) A hyphen the same width as the letter 'n', approximately half the width of an em dash.
     
English Tweet Definition of English Like Definition of English on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The English language, a language originating in England but now spoken in all parts of the British Isles, the Commonwealth of Nations, the United States of America, and other parts of the world.
is spoken here as an unofficial language and lingua franca.
  1. One"s ability to employ the English language.
My coworker has pretty good for a non-native speaker.
  1. Specific language or wording; a text or statements in speech, whether a translation or otherwise.
The technical details are correct, but the is not very clear.
  1. The English-language term or expression for something.
What"s the English for "í  peu près"?
  1. (collective plural) The people of England; Englishmen and Englishwomen.
The Scottish and have a history of conflict.
verb (English, es)
  1. (archaic) To render into English.
adjective 
  1. English-language; of or pertaining to the English language.
  2. Of or pertaining to England or its people.
  3. Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.
an ton
     
etch Tweet Definition of etch Like Definition of etch on Facebook
verb (etches, etching, etched)
  1. To engrave a surface (especially of metal or glass) in order to produce a printing pattern.
  2. (context, metaphorically) To make a lasting impression.
The memory of 9/11 is etched into my mind.
     
etching Tweet Definition of etching Like Definition of etching on Facebook
noun 
  1. the art of producing an image from a metal plate into which an image or text has been etch, etched with acid.
  2. the image created by this process.
     
excelsior Tweet Definition of excelsior Like Definition of excelsior on Facebook
noun 
  1. (context, US, obsolete) Packing material made of slender, curved wood shavings.
adverb 
  1. ever upward
     
expanded Tweet Definition of expanded Like Definition of expanded on Facebook
verb 
  1. Simple past and past participle of expand.
     
extended Tweet Definition of extended Like Definition of extended on Facebook
adjective 
  1. longer in length or extension; elongated
  2. stretched out or pulled out; expanded
  3. lasting longer; protracted
  4. having a large scope or range; extensive
  5. (context, of a typeface) wider than usual
     
eyebrow Tweet Definition of eyebrow Like Definition of eyebrow on Facebook
noun (plural: eyebrows)
  1. The hair that grows over the bone ridge above the eye socket.
     

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.