[n. pree-print; v. pree-print]
an advance printing, usually of a portion of a book or of an article in a periodical.
verb (used with object)
to print for future use.
to print a preprint.

1885–90; pre- + print Unabridged
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The full text of the preprint could then be retrieved by querying the computer.
Many times there's a press release, and not only is there no peer-reviewed paper, but there isn't even a preprint.
If you want to post papers or preprints, do it on your own website or the standard preprint server that your field uses.
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