Definition Of imprint
(of a young animal) come to recognize (another animal, person, or thing) as a parent or other object of habitual trust.
In contrast to cuckoos, both male and female indigobirds imprint on their hosts.
a mark made by pressing something onto a softer substance so that its outline is reproduced.
he made imprints of the keys in bars of soap
a printer's or publisher's name, address, and other details in a book or other printed item.
These title pages generally provide the title of the play, the name of the dramatist, and the printer's device and imprint .
impress or stamp (a mark or outline) on a surface or body.
tire marks were imprinted in the snow
Example Of imprint
A red imprint marked my waist where my stockings' elastic had pressed.
An imprint in the dirt and scuff marks on her boots proved this, and they said the boots had helped her cling to the fence.
As he points out, imagination is not just the passive faculty that retains the imprint left by sensation.
Biting his earlobe as had little effect, other than the imprint of the teeth on his skin.
But last year an imprint of his address was scientifically detected on one of the envelopes and he was finally caught.