- 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
* * *▪ I. print print 1 [prɪnt] verb1. [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-outprint 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
* * *Ⅰ.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.Ⅱ.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
Financial and business terms. 2012.