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press·mark

 (prĕs′märk′)
n.
1. Printing A notation or figure in the margin of a printed sheet indicating the press on which it was printed.
2. Chiefly British A notation in or on a book indicating where it should be placed in a library.

pressmark

(ˈprɛsˌmɑːk)
n
(Library Science & Bibliography) library science a location mark on a book indicating a specific bookcase
[C19: from press1 (in the sense: cupboard) + mark1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pressmark - a mark consisting of characters written on a bookpressmark - a mark consisting of characters written on a book; used to indicate shelf location
mark - a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
Translations

pressmark

[ˈpresmɑːk] N (Brit) → signatura f

pressmark

[ˈprɛsˌmɑːk] n (on library book) → segnatura
References in periodicals archive ?
8) The pressmark of each libretto is preceded by the holder's sigla as listed by Repertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM).
For each of his 168 "sources", Charteris provides, as appropriate, information on the source's physical description; watermarks; imprint; provenance; Folger accession number, former pressmark, and microfilm details, as well as general comments and a list of relevant scholarly literature.
The listings, in pressmark order, contain a description, imprint, comments on the paper, provenance, accession number, commentary about its features, microfilm if available, relevant publications, and the music within the source.
Additional contributors to the program included PressMark Printing, SafeTech Helmets and Automated Mail Service.
Press Cuttings, from English Newspapers, on Matters of Artistic Interest (National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum; pressmark PP.
privately printed [1895]; Bodleian book stack pressmark 2796 d.
They were placed in the British Museum pressmark range Or.