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hand press

noun
1.
a printing press requiring hand operation.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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  • The hand press section is closed and the presses will be dismantled and sold.
  • To create the photogravures, each copper plate was individually inked and run through a hand press.
  • In spite of this setback, he published the paper on time using an old hand press.

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