imposing stone

imposing stone

n.
A stone or metal slab on which material to be printed is arranged. Also called imposing table.

imposing stone

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imposing table

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a flat hard surface upon which pages printed from hot metal are imposed
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The John Dobson-designed 1832 Royal Arcade - an imposing stone building with shops, banks, and a post office near the bottom of Pilgrim Street - made way for Swan House and its roundabout in the 1960s.
From the outside the Brandling is an imposing stone clad building, wedged between shops and separated from the main road by its beer garden.
From the outside the Brandling is an imposing stone clad and large building, wedged between shops and separated from the main road by its beer garden.
The imposing stone and glass building attracts so many visitors that queues are to be expected - unless you book a table at Kafer, a popular restaurant inside that has panoramic views of the capital.
Over the past 35 years, he has created an imposing stone redoubt on Lake George in upstate New York.
GRAND STANDINGS: A mid-19th century depicts the building's imposing stone facade.
In downtown Cairo, a bustling street lined with old hotels and shops leads to an imposing stone building modeled after an ancient Egyptian temple: the Sha'ar Hashamayim synagogue, built around 1900.
A Georgian B-listed period building, with an imposing stone exterior and an unusual circular entranceway.
The Greenhead Park memorial, set in the imposing stone Belvedere, had been designed by Sir Charles Nicholson, one of the country's most well-known and respected ecclesiastical architects, who was at the height of his career.
What we are left with is an imposing stone arch detailed with twin Ionic columns on a generous span that frames the entrance to Union Station on the west and the exquisite little pool on the east.
A silver-haired Strauss-Kahn, dressed in a dark suit, slipped past a throng of journalists to arrive early in the wood-panelled courtroom, where he paced up and down with his hands in his pockets in front of the imposing stone bench, where over 40 massive files were stacked.
Ten minutes later, the three girls trotted up to an imposing stone wall at the base of Baldy Mountain.