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imprint something on(to) something

 
1. to print something onto something. We imprinted your name onto your stationery and your business cards. Please imprint my initials on this label.
2. and imprint something into something to record something firmly in the memory of someone. The severe accident imprinted a sense of fear onto Lucy's mind. Imprint the numbers into your brain and never forget them!
3. and imprint something into something to make a permanent record of something in an animal's brain. (As with newly hatched fowl, which imprint the image of the first moving creature they see into their brains.) The sight of its mother imprinted itself on the little gosling's brain. Nature imprints this information into the bird's memory.
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imprint something with something

to print something with a message. Amy imprinted each bookmark with her name. Each bookmark was imprinted with her name.
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Active Imprints helps build up client brand names to become trusted and memorable affiliations.
Next, the researchers strengthened the magnetic field applied to the atom cloud to protect the imprint from interfering atoms.
Its imprints are sold in 94 markets worldwide and are published in 25 languages.
More and more African American books are coming out, on and off ethnic imprints," says Calvin Reid, a black news editor at Publisher's Weekly.
The new imprint, called Wharton School Publishing and run through Pearson's education division, will produce business books, CD-ROMs and videos.
Henderson, NewsRx's founder and CEO, said 29 legal titles will be published under the company's new LawRx imprint and 15 business titles under the IncRx imprint.
Fossils, the imprints or remains of plants and animals usually preserved in rock, form in a variety of ways:
Bogart, though, had placed his own imprints in the concrete in 1946, before the blacklist.
Molecular Imprints provides enabling lithography systems and technology for manufacturing applications in the areas of semiconductors, nano-devices, solid state lighting, micro optical components, and magnetic and solid state data storage applications.
14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Active Imprints , a premium branded merchandise agency headquartered in NJ, has recently launched a new website and blog that reflects its commitment to reinventing imprinted promotional items.
Molecular Imprints was founded based on technology developed at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) by Professors SV Sreenivasan and Grant Willson.
Beginning in 2000 with Addicted, which she self published on her own imprint, Strebor Books International, Zane's erotic novels have attracted swarms of readers and are dominating African American best-seller lists.
The relationship of Mulas to Johns is symptomatic of the structure of "L'empreinte," which featured both material imprints and representations of them, often in the form of photographs or elaborate schematic drawings.
We are pleased to welcome Ed to the Molecular Imprints Board of Directors with his significant business experience," said Mark Melliar-Smith, CEO of Molecular Imprints.
Molecular Imprints will ship three of its next generation imprint systems this quarter.