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cylinder press

noun
1.
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
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism
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cylinder press

noun
1.
(printing) another name for flat-bed press
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