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presswork

[pres-wurk] /ˈprɛsˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
the working or management of a printing press.
2.
the work done by it.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; press1 + work
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Examples from the web for presswork
  • In presswork, when the ink of a printed sheet rubs off or marks the next sheet as it is being delivered.
  • The typesetting is all done by hand, and the type distributed immediately upon completion of presswork.
British Dictionary definitions for presswork

presswork

/ˈprɛsˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
the operation of a printing press
2.
the matter printed by a printing press
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