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ink fountain

noun
1.
the part of a printing press that stores ink and feeds it to the rollers.
Origin of ink fountain
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • At the front of the press is the ink-fountain and a number of steel and composition rollers, called the "distributing rollers."

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