|1.||an effect produced in the mind by a stimulus; sensation: he gave the impression of wanting to help|
|2.||an imprint or mark produced by pressing: he left the impression of his finger in the mud|
|3.||a vague idea, consciousness, or belief: I had the impression we had met before|
|4.||a strong, favourable, or remarkable effect: he made an impression on the managers|
|5.||the act of impressing or the state of being impressed|
|a. the act, process, or result of printing from type, plates, etc|
|b. Compare edition one of a number of printings of a publication printed from the same setting of type with no or few alterations|
|c. the total number of copies of a publication printed at one time|
|7.||dentistry an imprint of the teeth and gums, esp in wax or plaster, for use in preparing crowns, inlays, or dentures|
|8.||an imitation or impersonation: he did a funny impression of the politician|
impression im·pres·sion (ĭm-prěsh'ən)
An effect, a feeling, or an image retained as a consequence of experience.
A mark or indentation made by the pressure of one organ on the surface of another.
An imprint of the teeth and surrounding tissues, formed with a plastic material that hardens into a mold for use in making dentures, inlays, or plastic models.