- ink «ihngk», noun, verb.–n.1. a colored or black liquid used for writing, printing, or drawing.2. a dark liquid thrown out for protection by cuttlefish.–v.t.1. to put ink on; mark or stain with ink: »
A poor gentleman who inks the seams of his coat (Herman Melville).2. to cover (type, an engraving, or printing block) with ink to print with.╂[< Old French enque < Late Latin encaustum < Greek énkauston, neuter adjective < stem of enkaíein burn in < en- in + kaíein to burn]–ink´er, noun.–ink´less, adjective.–ink´like´, adjective.
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ink´like´ — ink «ihngk», noun, verb. –n. 1. a colored or black liquid used for writing, printing, or drawing. 2. a dark liquid thrown out for protection by cuttlefish. –v.t. 1. to put ink on; mark or stain with ink: »A poor gentleman who inks the seams of… … Useful english dictionary
ink´er — ink «ihngk», noun, verb. –n. 1. a colored or black liquid used for writing, printing, or drawing. 2. a dark liquid thrown out for protection by cuttlefish. –v.t. 1. to put ink on; mark or stain with ink: »A poor gentleman who inks the seams of… … Useful english dictionary
ink — ink; ink·er; ink·i·ness; ink·less; ink·man; ink·horn; … English syllables
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