cylinder press

noun
a printing press in which a flat bed holding the printing form moves against a rotating cylinder that carries the paper.
Also called flat-bed press.
Compare rotary press.


Origin:
1850–55, Americanism

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cylinder press
 
n
printing another name for flat-bed press

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The machine marked the first of its kind to produce paper not made by hand or on a cylinder press.
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