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rotary press

noun, Printing.
1.
a printing press in which the type or plates to be printed are fastened upon a rotating cylinder and are impressed on a continuous roll of moving paper.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples from the web for rotary press
  • Usually, the sugary juice was squeezed out of the cane with a rotary press powered by mules.
  • We took our family cane down there to be extracted in a mule powered rotary press.
  • Larger batches of propellant were manufactured and pressed on an automated rotary press.
  • These tablets are then granulated into uniformly sized particles, and then pelletized in a rotary press.
British Dictionary definitions for rotary press

rotary press

noun
1.
a machine for printing from a revolving cylinder, or a plate attached to one, usually onto a continuous strip of paper
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