[ US /əˈdɪʃən, ɪˈdɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɪdˈɪʃən/ ]
  1. something a little different from others of the same type
    an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    the boy is a younger edition of his father
    an experimental version of the night fighter
    a variant of the same word
  2. all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time
    it was too late for the morning edition
    the first edition appeared in 1920
    they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings
  3. an issue of a newspaper
    he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times
  4. the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published
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How To Use edition In A Sentence

  • These observations will provide a valuable supplement to the simultaneous records of other expeditions, especially the British in McMurdo Sound and the German in Weddell Sea, above all as regards the hypsometer observations (for the determination of altitude) on sledge journeys. The South Pole~ Remarks on the Meteorological Observations at Framheim
  • In this edition, such mistakes are corrected, and the original errata slips are also published.
  • They've updated a lot of the entries in the most recent edition of the encyclopaedia.
  • “Images of the Gods” is a casebound edition of 640 pages with more than 1,800 color illustrations. Review: Images of the Gods-Khmer Mythology in Cambodia, Laos & Thailand by Vittorio Roveda | Angkor Wat Apsara & Devata: Khmer Women in Divine Context
  • Month after month our patience has gone unrewarded until the latest edition of the magazine, when we've managed to bag a whopper.
  • As a postscript your readers may have noticed that this individual has been allowed to have two letters published in the same edition, although she describes herself differently in each letter.
  • Le bibliomane ne connait ordinairement les livres que par leur titre, leur frontispice, et leur date; il s'attache aux bonnes editiones et les poursuit à quelque titre que ce soit; la relieure le seduit aussi, soit par son ancienneté, soit par sa beauté, "&c. Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance
  • Riemann published editions of standard keyboard works in which agogic accents were marked with the sign ^.
  • As an added bonus the DVD actually has enough extra content that it can be considered a special edition.
  • Penguin used to do these great science fiction paperback editions, and they had one series with really evocative paintings — glossy, garish, almost hyperrealist — on the covers. Ballardian » The 032c Interview: Simon Reynolds on Ballard, part 2
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