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web press

noun, Printing.
a press into which paper is fed automatically from a large roll.
Compare web (def 13).
Origin of web press
An Americanism dating back to 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • On a web press the trouble from such a defect would be even worse, causing breaks and necessitating delays on the press.

    From Paper-mill to Pressroom William Bond Wheelwright

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