Found 3 items, similar to impression.
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n 1: a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; “his
impression of her was favorable”
; “what are your
feelings about the crisis?”
; “it strengthened my belief
in his sincerity”
; “I had a feeling that she was lying”
2: an outward appearance; “he made a good impression”
wanted to create an impression of success”
; “she retained
that bold effect in her reproductions of the original
3: a clear and telling mental image; “he described his mental
picture of his assailant”
; “he had no clear picture of
himself or his world”
; “the events left a permanent
impression in his mind”
[syn: mental picture
4: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; “he left the
impression of his fingers in the soft mud”
5: a symbol that is the result of printing; “he put his stamp
on the envelope”
6: all the copies of a work printed at one time; “they ran off
an initial printing of 2000 copies”
7: (dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or
plaster; “the dentist took an impression for use in
preparing an inlay”
8: an impressionistic portrayal of a person; “he did a funny
impression of a politician”
9: the act of pressing one thing on or into the surface of
another; “he watched the impression of the seal on the hot
English → English
, 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.
2. That which is impressed; stamp; mark; indentation;
sensible result of an influence exerted from without.
The stamp and clear impression of good sense.
To shelter us from impressions of weather, we must
spin, we must weave, we must build. --Barrow.
3. That which impresses, or exercises an effect, action, or
agency; appearance; phenomenon. [Obs.]
Portentous blaze of comets and impressions in the
A fiery impression falling from out of Heaven.
4. Influence or effect on the senses or the intellect hence,
interest, concern. --Reid.
His words impression left. --Milton.
Such terrible impression made the dream. --Shak.
I have a father's dear impression,
And wish, before I fall into my grave,
That I might see her married. --Ford.
5. An indistinct notion, remembrance, or belief.
6. Impressiveness; emphasis of delivery.
Which must be read with an impression. --Milton.
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
Ten impressions which his books have had. --Dryden.
8. In painting, the first coat of color, as the priming in
house painting and the like. [R.]
9. (Engraving) A print on paper from a wood block, metal
plate, or the like.
, one of the early impressions taken from
an engraving, before the plate or block is worn.