Bleed is defined as to lose blood, suffer a wound, ooze or for color to come off or through.(verb)
The definition of a bleed is the part of a printed picture that extends past the margins.(noun)
An example of a bleed is the extra color around the border of a picture that needs to be trimmed off.
See bleed in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME bleden < OE bledan < blod, blood < IE *bhlē-, var. of base *bhel-, to swell > ball, bloom
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verb bled bled (blĕd), bleed·ing, bleeds verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English bleden
Origin: , from Old English blēdan; see bhel-3 in Indo-European roots.
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