The act of publishing or making known; notification to
the people at large, either by words, writing, or printing;
proclamation; divulgation; promulgation; as, the publication of the law
at Mount Sinai; the publication of the gospel; the publication of
statutes or edicts.
The act of offering a book, pamphlet, engraving, etc.,
to the public by sale or by gratuitous distribution.
That which is published or made known; especially, any
book, pamphlet, etc., offered for sale or to public notice; as, a daily
or monthly publication.