flatbed press


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flatbed press

n.
A printing press in which the type, locked into a chase, is supported by a flat surface or bed and the paper is applied to the type either by a flat platen or by a cylinder against which the bed moves.

flatbed press

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a printing machine on which the type forme is carried on a flat bed under a revolving paper-bearing cylinder. Also called: cylinder press
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Noun1.flatbed press - a printing press where the type is carried on a flat bed under a cylinder that holds paper and rolls over the typeflatbed press - a printing press where the type is carried on a flat bed under a cylinder that holds paper and rolls over the type
printing press, press - a machine used for printing
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