Definition of Trial impression
1. Noun. (printing) an impression made to check for errors.
Generic synonyms: Impression, Printing
Specialized synonyms: Galley Proof, Foundry Proof
Category relationships: Printing, Printing Process
Derivative terms: Proof, Proof
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trial Impression
Literary usage of Trial impression
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Textbook of Printing Occupations by Clifford Wilson Hague (1922)
"Take a trial impression on a cut sheet. 9. From this impression determine the amount of additional packing necessary. 10. Mark any low places which will ..."
2. Printing for School and Shop: A Textbook for Printers' Apprentices by Frank Souder Henry (1917)
"Before taking the trial impression, the tympan, or packing, should be arranged. ... When the trial impression is secured the sheet should be be held to the ..."
3. The Printer's Dictionary of Technical Terms: A Handbook of Definations and by Alexander A. Stewart (1912)
"For this purpose a trial impression is taken, in order that the composition ... This trial impression is the printer's proof, and the time and care given to ..."
4. Webster's High School Dictionary: A Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster (1892)
"Any process or operation to establish a fact or truth ; a test ; a degree of strength ; trial impression from type, an engraved plate, etc., ..."
5. Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery by John Peter De Gex, John Jackson Smale, Great Britain Court of Chancery, James Lewis Knight Bruce (1851)
"The power on the part of the pressman to destroy the trial impression, is utterly inconsistent with a right of the owner of the plate in that impression. ..."
6. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"A trial impression from a form for examination by the reader ami comparison with the copy. (First proof.) The corrections and alterations having been ..."