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ink

 (ĭngk)
n.
1. A pigmented liquid or paste used especially for writing or printing.
2. A dark liquid ejected for protection by most cephalopods, including octopuses and squids.
3. Informal Coverage in the print media; publicity: Her campaign rallies generated a lot of ink.
4. Informal A tattoo or tattoos: showed us his ink.
tr.v. inked, ink·ing, inks
1. To mark, coat, or stain with ink.
2. To apply black lines to (a drawing or sketch) using pen and ink or a digital graphics program.
3. Informal
a. To append one's signature to (a contract, for example).
b. To engage or hire by means of a contract.
4. Informal To tattoo.

[Middle English inke, from Old French enque, from Late Latin encaustum, purple ink, from Greek enkauston, painted in encaustic, from enkaiein, to paint in encaustic, burn in; see encaustic.]

ink

(ɪŋk)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a fluid or paste used for printing, writing, and drawing
2. (Zoology) a dark brown fluid ejected into the water for self-concealment by an octopus or related mollusc from a gland (ink sac) near the anus
vb (tr)
3. to mark with ink
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to coat (a printing surface) with ink
[C13: from Old French enque, from Late Latin encaustum a purplish-red ink, from Greek enkauston purple ink, from enkaustos burnt in, from enkaiein to burn in; see en-2, caustic]
ˈinker n

ink

(ɪŋk)
n.
1. a fluid or viscous substance used for writing or printing.
2. a dark protective fluid ejected by the cuttlefish and other cephalopods.
3. publicity, esp. in print media.
v.t.
4. to mark, stain, cover, or smear with ink.
5. to draw or re-trace with ink (often fol. by in).
6. Slang. to sign one's name to: to ink a contract.
[1200–50; Middle English inke, enke < Old French enque < Late Latin encaustum < Greek énkauston purple ink]
ink•y, adj. -i•er, -i•est.

ink

(ĭngk)
A dark liquid ejected for protection by most cephalopods, including the octopus and squid.

ink

  • atrament - A synonym for ink.
  • calamari - The term for Deep-fried squid comes from Latin calamarius, meaning "pen case"—because of its long tapering shell and its ink; it is also spelled calamary.
  • ink - First spelled inke and enke—from Greek enkauston, the purple ink used by Roman emperors.
  • sumi-e - Japanese for "ink painting."

ink


Past participle: inked
Gerund: inking

Imperative
ink
ink
Present
I ink
you ink
he/she/it inks
we ink
you ink
they ink
Preterite
I inked
you inked
he/she/it inked
we inked
you inked
they inked
Present Continuous
I am inking
you are inking
he/she/it is inking
we are inking
you are inking
they are inking
Present Perfect
I have inked
you have inked
he/she/it has inked
we have inked
you have inked
they have inked
Past Continuous
I was inking
you were inking
he/she/it was inking
we were inking
you were inking
they were inking
Past Perfect
I had inked
you had inked
he/she/it had inked
we had inked
you had inked
they had inked
Future
I will ink
you will ink
he/she/it will ink
we will ink
you will ink
they will ink
Future Perfect
I will have inked
you will have inked
he/she/it will have inked
we will have inked
you will have inked
they will have inked
Future Continuous
I will be inking
you will be inking
he/she/it will be inking
we will be inking
you will be inking
they will be inking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inking
you have been inking
he/she/it has been inking
we have been inking
you have been inking
they have been inking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inking
you will have been inking
he/she/it will have been inking
we will have been inking
you will have been inking
they will have been inking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inking
you had been inking
he/she/it had been inking
we had been inking
you had been inking
they had been inking
Conditional
I would ink
you would ink
he/she/it would ink
we would ink
you would ink
they would ink
Past Conditional
I would have inked
you would have inked
he/she/it would have inked
we would have inked
you would have inked
they would have inked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ink - a liquid used for printing or writing or drawingink - a liquid used for printing or writing or drawing
indelible ink - ink that cannot be erased or washed away
drawing ink, India ink - a black liquid ink used for printing or writing or drawing
magnetic ink - an ink that contains particles of a magnetic substance whose presence can be detected by magnetic sensors
printer's ink, printing ink - a semisolid quick drying ink made especially for use in printing
writing ink - any permanent or washable ink used with pens
liquid - a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
2.ink - dark protective fluid ejected into the water by cuttlefish and other cephalopods
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
Verb1.ink - append one's signature to; "They inked the contract"
sign - be engaged by a written agreement; "He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"; "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"
2.ink - mark, coat, cover, or stain with ink; "he inked his finger"
mark - make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
3.ink - fill with ink; "ink a pen"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
red-ink - mark with red ink; "red-ink the area that is restricted"
Translations
حِبْرحِبْرٌ
мастило
inkoust
blæk
tint
muste
tinta
tinta
tinta
blek
インク
잉크
atramentum
kaip smalarašalasrašalinėrašaluotas
tinte
cerneală
atrament
črnilotinta
bläck
หมึก
mực

ink

[ɪŋk]
A. Ntinta f; (= printing ink) → tinta f de imprenta
in inkcon tinta
B. VT (Typ) → entintar
C. CPD ink blot Nborrón m de tinta
ink in VT + ADV [+ name] (= write) → escribir con tinta; (on top of pencil) → repasar a tinta; [+ line] → trazar con tinta; [+ blank area] → entintar
ink out VT + ADVtachar con tinta
ink over VT + ADVrepasar con tinta

ink

[ˈɪŋk] n (for writing)encre f; (for printing)encre f
written in ink → écrit à l'encre
The letter was handwritten in black ink → La lettre manuscrite était écrite à l'encre noire., La lettre était écrite à la main, à l'encre noire.ink blot ntache f d'encreink-jet printer nimprimante f à jet d'encre

ink

nTinte (also Zool) f; (Art) → Tusche f; (Typ) → Druckfarbe f; (for newsprint) → Druckerschwärze f; written in inkmit Tinte geschrieben; a sketch in inkeine Tuschzeichnung
vtmit Tinte beschmieren; (Typ) → einfärben

ink

in cpdsTinten-; (Art) → Tusch-;
ink bag
n (Zool) → Tintenbeutel m
inkblot
nTintenklecks m; ink test (Psych) → Rorschachtest m
ink bottle
nTintenfass nt
ink drawing
ink eraser
nTintenradiergummi m, → Tintenradierer m (inf)
ink-jet (printer)

ink

:
ink pad
nStempelkissen nt
inkpot
nTintenfass nt
inkstain
nTintenfleck m
inkstained
adjtintenbeschmiert
inkstand
nTintenfass nt (mit Halter für Federn etc)
inkwell
nTintenfass nt (in eine Tischplatte eingelassen)

ink

[ɪŋk] ninchiostro
in ink → a penna

ink

(iŋk) noun
a black or coloured liquid used in writing, printing etc. Please sign your name in ink rather than pencil; I spilt red ink all over my dress.
ˈinky adjective
1. covered with ink. inky fingers; Don't touch that wall – your hands are inky.
2. like ink; black or very dark. inky blackness.
ˈinkpot, ˈinkwell nouns
a small pot for ink.

ink

حِبْرٌ inkoust blæk Tinte μελάνι tinta muste encre tinta inchiostro インク 잉크 inkt blekk atrament tinta чернила bläck หมึก mürekkep mực

ink

n. tinta.
References in classic literature ?
A young gentleman who had inked himself by accident addressed me from the pavement and said, "I am from Kenge and Carboy's, miss, of Lincoln's Inn.
so that when inked and drawn mechanically across paper by a person
There were a couple of long old rickety desks, cut and notched, and inked, and damaged, in every possible way; two or three forms; a detached desk for Squeers; and another for his assistant.