Definition Of impression

noun

a mark impressed on a surface by something.

the impression of his body on the leaves

an idea, feeling, or opinion about something or someone, especially one formed without conscious thought or on the basis of little evidence.

his first impressions of Manchester were very positive

an imitation of a person or thing, especially one done to entertain.

he did an impression of Frank Sinatra

an instance of a pop-up or other Web advertisement being seen on computer users' screens.

Lycos currently do not provide keyword, impression or click-through stats, although they do intend to offer them in the near future.

the printing of a number of copies of a book, periodical, or picture for issue at one time.


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Example Of impression

  • A good handshake makes a lasting, favorable impression .

  • A second impression was issued nine months after the first and Dodgson began to plan a sequel.

  • A silk screen impression of a heroine from yesteryear sitting in a languid pose declaring her self-awareness is juxtaposed with the modern.

  • After an initial consultation, your dentist creates an impression of your teeth and sends it to a lab where veneers are custom-made.

  • Another advantage of using a mounted stamp is the guarantee of a hard surface and quality impression with every imprint.


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