Last modified on 27 May 2014, at 18:45

overprint

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ print

NounEdit

overprint (plural overprints)

  1. (philately) The addition of new text on a previously printed stamp, usually to add a surcharge or change the face value.

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VerbEdit

overprint (third-person singular simple present overprints, present participle overprinting, simple past and past participle overprinted)

  1. To add an overprint.
  2. (printing) To overlap different colours to avoid gaps.

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