hot pressing

noun
a method of forming alloy steels or specialized ceramics from compound powders by the application of heat and pressure in a mold.

Origin:
1735–45

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hot-press

[hot-pres]
noun
1.
a machine applying heat in conjunction with mechanical pressure, as for producing a smooth surface on paper or for expressing oil.
verb (used with object)
2.
to subject to treatment in a hot-press.

Origin:
1625–35

hot-presser, noun
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hot-press
 
n
1.  a machine for applying a combination of heat and pressure to give a smooth surface to paper, to express oil from it, etc
 
vb
2.  (tr) to subject (paper, cloth, etc) to heat and pressure to give it a smooth surface or extract oil

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Example sentences
Joints formed through hot pressing and hot isostatic pressing were compared.
Alumina ceramics are typically polycrystalline materials that are formed by
  sintering or hot pressing.
Present methods of manufacture of ceramics are based on hot pressing of powders
  to make blanks from which shapes can be machined.
Some of these techniques require either high temperatures for processing or hot
  pressing.
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