especially: an instance in which a specific element (such as an advertisement) is displayed on a web page accessed by a user
Although many consumers have never heard of ad tech firms, people's online activity is influenced every day by these companies as they battle for a share of ad impressions on phones, tablets, and laptops. Claire Ballentine
: the amount of pressure with which an inked printing surface deposits its ink on the paper
: one instance of the meeting of a printing surface and the material being printed
also: a single print or copy so made
: all the copies (as of a book) printed in one continuous operation from a single makeready
idea may apply to a mental image or formulation of something seen or known or imagined, to a pure abstraction, or to something assumed or vaguely sensed.
my idea of paradise
concept may apply to the idea formed by consideration of instances of a species or genus or, more broadly, to any idea of what a thing ought to be.
a society with no concept of private property
conception is often interchangeable with concept; it may stress the process of imagining or formulating rather than the result.
our changing conception of what constitutes art
thought is likely to suggest the result of reflecting, reasoning, or meditating rather than of imagining.
commit your thoughts to paper
notion suggests an idea not much resolved by analysis or reflection and may suggest the capricious or accidental.
you have the oddest notions
impression applies to an idea or notion resulting immediately from some stimulation of the senses.
the first impression is of soaring height
The candidate made a favorable impression. My first impression of him was that he was a kind and thoughtful young man. First impressions are important but can be misleading. In her journal, she recorded her impressions of the city. Her kindness left a lasting impression on her students. I got the distinct impression that they didn't mean to stay long. See More
Recent Examples on the WebAltogether, the dress gives the impression of one long piece of silk that has been fashioned into a garment, toga-style. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 2 Sep. 2022 Video of the run, which can be seen above, gives an impression of the outright performance required to achieve the feat. Basem Wasef, Robb Report, 26 Aug. 2022 Allowing elbow room between the wall and seating gives the impression of depth and space. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Aug. 2022 Thankfully, House of the Dragon’s first episode gives you the immediate impression that the show is going to do right by both camps. Sean T. Collins, Rolling Stone, 21 Aug. 2022 Still, this approach gives the impression that Stray’s creators found an excuse for, instead of a solution to, the problem of how to design a nonhuman animal as the protagonist of a video game.WIRED, 19 Aug. 2022 Largely unaffected by internal and external resonances, these gorgeous-looking speakers produce a tightly focused soundstage that gives the impression of a live performance. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 14 Aug. 2022 Sitting in the media room, looking at it across the courtyard, gives the impression of watching a play. Nancy Keates, WSJ, 10 Aug. 2022 An airport’s name gives travelers a first impression of a place’s character. Anne Quito, Quartz, 6 July 2022 See More
1idea/feeling/opinion about sth想法ADJECTIVE | VERB + IMPRESSION | IMPRESSION + VERB | PREPOSITIONADJECTIVE➤distinct, firm, strong清晰的印象；牢固的看法；強烈的感想➤main, overriding, overwhelming主要的想法；最重要的感想➤clear, vivid清晰的／生動的印象➤fleeting, vague倏忽而逝的感想；模糊的印象➤accurate確切的印象➤distorted, erroneous, false, misleading, mistaken, wrong歪曲的印象；謬誤的印象；錯誤的印象；誤導性的印象➤good良好的感受◇The model gives a good impression of what the building will look like. 模型讓人們對大樓未來的樣子產生了良好印象。➤favourable/favorable好印象➤bad壞印象➤negative, positive負面／正面印象➤opposite相反的看法➤early, first, immediate, initial早期的想法；第一印象；直接印象；最初的印象◇First impressions can be misleading. 第一印象有可能誤導人。➤final最終印象➤general, overall總體／整體印象➤widespread普遍的看法◇There is a widespread impression that schooling needs to be improved. 普遍認為學校教育必須加以改進。➤visual視覺印象➤public公眾印象➤personal, subjective個人／主觀印象VERB + IMPRESSION➤form, gain, get, have, receive形成印象；覺得；有想法◇I got the distinct impression that you disliked her. 我明顯感覺到你不喜歡她。➤convey, create, give (sb), leave sb with, provide (sb with)傳達印象；使產生想法；（給某人）留下印象◇The book leaves you with a distorted impression of politics. 這部書會讓你對政治產生歪曲的印象。➤maintain維持感覺◇She was trying to maintain the impression that she was in control. 她努力維持她還在掌控局面的假象。➤confirm印證想法➤heighten, reinforce, strengthen, support加深印象➤avoid避免想法◇It was difficult to avoid the impression that he was assisting them for selfish reasons. 他是出於私利才幫助他們，這種感覺很難避免。➤correct糾正看法◇I must correct a false impression that I gave you just now. 我必須糾正我剛才給你留下的錯誤印象。➤change改變看法◇Her performance did little to change my impression of her. 她的表現基本上無助於改變我對她的印象。➤record記錄感受◇She recorded her impressions of the city in her diary. 她在日記中記下了自己對這座城市的印象。➤share分享感受◇He shared his impressions of a recent visit to Japan. 他分享了自己最近訪問日本的感受。IMPRESSION + VERB➤count印象很重要◇When it comes to finding a partner, first impressions do count. 說到尋覓伴侶，第一印象確實很重要。PREPOSITION➤under a/the impression以為◇I was under the impression that you weren't coming until tomorrow. 我以為你要到明天才來呢。➤impression about關於⋯的印象◇I had the wrong impression about him. 我對他的印象是錯誤的。➤impression as to對⋯的看法◇mistaken impressions as to the strength of the market 對市場勢頭的錯誤看法impression
2effect that an experience/person has on sb/sth影響ADJECTIVE | VERB + IMPRESSION | PREPOSITIONADJECTIVE➤big, deep, great, huge, powerful, profound, strong, tremendous很大的影響；深刻的影響；重大的影響；巨大的影響；強烈的影響；深遠的影響➤superficial表面的影響➤abiding, indelible, lasting持久的效果；難以磨滅的影響➤excellent, favourable/favorable, good, great卓着的效果；有利影響；良好的效果；極大的影響➤bad, poor, unfavourable/unfavorable惡劣／不良／不利影響➤false, misleading, wrong虛假的效果；誤導性的影響；錯誤的效果➤right合適的效果◇If you want to create the right impression, I suggest you wear a suit. 如果你想要達到得體的效果，我建議你穿西裝。➤first, immediate最初的影響；即時的效果◇The new player failed to make an immediate impression on the team. 這位新來的球員沒能立即為球隊發揮作用。VERB + IMPRESSION➤create, leave, make造成影響；起作用PREPOSITION➤impression on, impression upon對⋯的影響◇The day's events left a lasting impression on them. 那天發生的事對他們造成了持久的影響。impression
3drawing圖畫ADJECTIVE | VERB + IMPRESSIONADJECTIVE➤artist's畫家的印象畫VERB + IMPRESSION➤issue (BrE) 散發印象畫◇The police have issued an artist's impression of the attacker. 警方已經發佈了畫家憑印象繪製的襲擊者的畫像。impression
4amusing copy of sb滑稽模仿ADJECTIVE | VERB + IMPRESSIONADJECTIVE➤good很好的滑稽模仿➤funny搞笑的模仿VERB + IMPRESSION➤do進行滑稽模仿◇He does some very good impressions of movie stars. 他維妙維肖地模仿一些電影明星。impression
5mark left on an object印記VERB + IMPRESSION➤bear帶有印記◇The wax bore the impression of a sailing ship. 蜂蠟上有帆船印記。