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rotary press

n.
A printing press consisting of curved plates attached to a revolving cylinder that prints onto a continuous roll of paper.
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rotary press

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a machine for printing from a revolving cylinder, or a plate attached to one, usually onto a continuous strip of paper
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ro′tary press′


n.
a printing press in which the type or plates to be printed are fastened upon a rotating cylinder and impressed on a continuous roll of moving paper. Compare cylinder press.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.rotary press - a printing press for printing from a revolving cylinderrotary press - a printing press for printing from a revolving cylinder
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