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English → English (gcide) Definition: Proof impression Impression \Im*pres"sion\, n. [F. impression, L. impressio.] 1. The act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication of a stamp, mold, style, or character, by external force or by influence. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is impressed; stamp; mark; indentation; sensible result of an influence exerted from without. [1913 Webster] The stamp and clear impression of good sense. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] To shelter us from impressions of weather, we must spin, we must weave, we must build. --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 3. That which impresses, or exercises an effect, action, or agency; appearance; phenomenon. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Portentous blaze of comets and impressions in the air. --Milton. [1913 Webster] A fiery impression falling from out of Heaven. --Holland. [1913 Webster] 4. Influence or effect on the senses or the intellect hence, interest, concern. --Reid. [1913 Webster] His words impression left. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Such terrible impression made the dream. --Shak. [1913 Webster] I have a father's dear impression, And wish, before I fall into my grave, That I might see her married. --Ford. [1913 Webster] 5. An indistinct notion, remembrance, or belief. [1913 Webster] 6. Impressiveness; emphasis of delivery. [1913 Webster] Which must be read with an impression. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 7. (Print.) The pressure of the type on the paper, or the result of such pressure, as regards its appearance; as, a heavy impression; a clear, or a poor, impression; also, a single copy as the result of printing, or the whole edition printed at a given time; as, a copy from the fifth impression. [1913 Webster] Ten impressions which his books have had. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 8. In painting, the first coat of color, as the priming in house painting and the like. [R.] [1913 Webster] 9. (Engraving) A print on paper from a wood block, metal plate, or the like. [1913 Webster] Proof impression, one of the early impressions taken from an engraving, before the plate or block is worn. [1913 Webster] Proof \Proof\, a. [1913 Webster] 1. Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proof charge. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm; waterproof; bombproof. [1913 Webster] I . . . have found thee Proof against all temptation. --Milton. [1913 Webster] This was a good, stout proof article of faith. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 3. Being of a certain standard as to strength; -- said of alcoholic liquors. [1913 Webster] Proof charge (Firearms), a charge of powder and ball, greater than the service charge, fired in an arm, as a gun or cannon, to test its strength. Proof impression. See under Impression. Proof load (Engin.), the greatest load than can be applied to a piece, as a beam, column, etc., without straining the piece beyond the elastic limit. Proof sheet. See Proof, n., 5. Proof spirit (Chem.), a strong distilled liquor, or mixture of alcohol and water, containing not less than a standard amount of alcohol. In the United States ``proof spirit is defined by law to be that mixture of alcohol and water which contains one half of its volume of alcohol, the alcohol when at a temperature of 60[deg] Fahrenheit being of specific gravity 0.7939 referred to water at its maximum density as unity. Proof spirit has at 60[deg] Fahrenheit a specific gravity of 0.93353, 100 parts by volume of the same consisting of 50 parts of absolute alcohol and 53.71 parts of water,'' the apparent excess of water being due to contraction of the liquids on mixture. In England proof spirit is defined by Act 58, George III., to be such as shall at a temperature of 51[deg] Fahrenheit weigh exactly the 12/13 part of an equal measure of distilled water. This contains 49.3 per cent by weight, or 57.09 by volume, of alcohol. Stronger spirits, as those of about 60, 70, and 80 per cent of alcohol, are sometimes called second, third, and fourth proof spirits respectively. Proof staff, a straight-edge used by millers to test the flatness of a stone. Proof stick (Sugar Manuf.), a rod in the side of a vacuum pan, for testing the consistency of the sirup. Proof text, a passage of Scripture used to prove a doctrine. [1913 Webster]


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