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1. In a printed form, typically in a published work. Wow, my first published article! It feels so good to see my name in print.
2. Currently available from a publisher. The book is still in print 30 years after being first published. I'm afraid that title is no longer in print, but you might be able to find a used copy.
[of a book, magazine, newspaper, or other written material] to be available from the publisher. Ten thousand copies of the first edition remain in print. The publisher listed all of its books in print.
1. In printed or published form, as in You can find this information in print. This usage dates from the late 1400s, almost from the time of the first printing press.
2. Offered for sale by a publisher, as in The library has a list of all the books in print. The antonym for this usage is out of print, describing material no longer offered for sale by a publisher, as in Most of his books are out of print. [Late 1800s]
1 (of a book) still available from the company that publishes it: Is this edition still in print?
2 (of a person’s work) printed in a book, newspaper, etc: It was the first time he had seen his name in print.
1. In printed or published form: denials that were to be found in print.
2. Offered for sale by a publisher: books that are still in print.