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printing press

noun
1.
a machine, as a cylinder press or rotary press, for printing on paper or the like from type, plates, etc.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90
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British Dictionary definitions for printing presses

printing press

noun
1.
any of various machines used for printing
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Encyclopedia Article for printing presses

printing press

machine by which images are transferred to paper by means of ink

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