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tr.v. o·ver·print·ed, o·ver·print·ing, o·ver·prints
To imprint over with something more, especially to print over with another color.
1. A mark or impression made by overprinting.
a. A mark or words printed over a postage stamp to note a change in use or a special occasion.
b. A stamp so marked.
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to print (additional matter or another colour) on a sheet of paper
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) additional matter or another colour printed onto a previously printed sheet
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o•ver•print(v. ˌoʊ vərˈprɪnt; n. ˈoʊ vərˌprɪnt)
1. to print (additional material) over something already printed.n.
2. something overprinted, esp. something printed on the face of a stamp that signifies a new function for the stamp or a change in the authority issuing it.
3. a stamp with an overprint.
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Information printed or stamped upon a map or chart, in addition to that originally printed, to show data of importance or special use.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Past participle: overprinted
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|Noun||1.||overprint - something added by overprinting|
print - a picture or design printed from an engraving
|Verb||1.||overprint - print (additional text or colors) onto an already imprinted paper|
surcharge - print a new denomination on a stamp or a banknote
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