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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.
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(Library Science & Bibliography) library science a location mark on a book indicating a specific bookcase
[C19: from press1 (in the sense: cupboard) + mark1]
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|Noun||1.||pressmark - 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"
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pressmark[ˈpresmɑːk] N (Brit) → signatura f
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pressmark[ˈprɛsˌmɑːk] n (on library book) → segnatura
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