Used in the context of general equities. As a verb execute a trade, evidenced by its printing on the ticker tape. As a noun, a trade. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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I. print print 1 [prɪnt] verb
1. [intransitive, transitive] to produce words, numbers, pictures etc on paper, using a machine that puts ink onto the surface:

• The system prints each transaction on the customer's passbook.

• Kodak's new desktop machine prints16 pages a minute.

print something on something

• The electronic sorters can only read bar codes printed on the lower right-hand corner of letters.

2. [transitive] to produce many copies of a document, newspaper, book etc in printed form:

• His company lost a contract to print 20,000 temporary auto license tags for Tennessee.

• Estonia hired a foreign firm to print banknotes to replace the ruble.

3. [transitive] to put a letter, speech, article etc in a book, newspaper etc; = PUBLISH:

• 'Newsday' printed the story on Dec. 8.

• An apology was printed in yesterday's edition.

4. [intransitive, transitive] COMPUTING if a computer prints words on a screen, they appear on the screen:

• After a delay of four seconds, the translated sentence is printed on a computer screen.

5. [transitive] to write words or letters by hand without joining the letters together, so that they look like the letters in a book:

• Print your name at the top and sign the declaration at the bottom of page 2.

print something ↔ out/​off phrasal verb [transitive]
to produce a printed copy of a document from a computer:

• a machine that prints out airline tickets

• You can read faxes on the screen, or print them off.

— see also print-out
print something ↔ up phrasal verb [transitive]
to produce something in print, especially in a short period of time:

• As an afterthought, marketing and sales printed up a brochure of the property.

  [m0] II. print print 2 noun [uncountable]
1. information and news in books, newspapers etc, rather than in other media:

• European services concentrate on print, while in the U.S. the emphasis is on television.

• We send information to clients using both print and electronic media.

2. in print if a book is in print, it is available to be bought. If it is out of print, it is no longer available:

• He hopes to see the biography in print soon.

• `Diary of a Nobody' was published in 1892, and has never been out of print.

3. be in print/​out of print if a book is in print, new copies of it are still being printed and it is easily available. If it is out of print, it is no longer being printed:

• His small publishing firm has kept classics by American writers in print.

4. the fine/​small print LAW the details in a legal document, contract etc that many people do not take the time to read, but that may have serious effects:

• Even cardholders who pay their bills in full are advised to read the small print carefully.

• advertisements that display low ticket prices but hide surcharges in the fine print

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print UK US /prɪnt/ verb COMMUNICATIONS
[I or T] to produce writing or images on paper or other material with a machine: print sth on sth »

The leaflets will be printed on recycled paper.


I'm waiting for the document to print.


I had some business cards printed.


Words found in the glossary are printed in bold the first time they appear in the prospectus.

[T] to include a piece of writing in a newspaper or magazine: »

No one was willing to print the story without identifying its source.


The article was printed in Tuesday's paper.

[T] to produce a newspaper, magazine, or book in large quantities: »

20,000 copies of the novel will be printed in hardback.

[I or T] to write without joining the letters together: »

Please print your name clearly below your signature.

print UK US /prɪnt/ noun [U]
letters, numbers, words, or symbols that have been produced on paper by a machine using ink: »

The report is being published both in print and online.

newspapers, books, and magazines: »

Television, radio, and print are inundated with advertisements for Web sites.

in/out of print — Cf. out of print
See also THE FINE PRINT(Cf. ↑the fine print), THE SMALL PRINT(Cf. ↑the small print)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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