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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.
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printing press

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any of various machines used for printing
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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]
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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
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Translations
tiskárnatiskový stroj

printing press

npressa tipografica
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If the aim was the dissemination of ideas, the printing press could have accomplished that much better than warfare.
These fables, again, were among the books brought into an extended circulation by the agency of the printing press. Bonus Accursius, as early as 1475-1480, printed the collection of these fables, made by Planudes, which, within five years afterwards, Caxton translated into English, and printed at his press in West- minster Abbey, 1485.
He was accused of "taking part in conversations against the censorship, of reading a letter from Byelinsky to Gogol, and of knowing of the intention to set up a printing press." Under Nicholas I.
I was glad to know that we were to have a little printing press on board and issue a daily newspaper of our own.
From within came the clanking of the printing press.
It was the affright of the priest in the presence of a new agent, the printing press. It was the terror and dazzled amazement of the men of the sanctuary, in the presence of the luminous press of Gutenberg.
The Special Assistant offered investment in the capacity building of the government printing press and its equipment with modern technology.
After having been taken in custody, he disclosed that a resident of Gujranwala, who himself owns a printing press, had ordered preparation of the anti-Pakistan banners.
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Palestinian and Indian officials signing papers for the construction of a printing press in Palestine.