printing press

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printing press

n.
A machine that transfers lettering or images by contact with various forms of inked surface onto paper or similar material fed into it in various ways.

printing press

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any of various machines used for printing

print′ing press`


n.
a machine, as a cylinder press or rotary press, for printing on paper or the like from type, plates, etc.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.printing press - a machine used for printingprinting press - a machine used for printing    
bed - the flat surface of a printing press on which the type form is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or magazine or book etc.
cylinder press, flatbed press - a printing press where the type is carried on a flat bed under a cylinder that holds paper and rolls over the type
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
rotary press - a printing press for printing from a revolving cylinder
standing press - a large printing press that exerts pressure vertically
Translations
tiskárnatiskový stroj

printing press

npressa tipografica
References in periodicals archive ?
First was the 1455 moveable type printing press invention attributed to Johannes Gutenberg.