flat-bed press


noun

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Definition for flat-bed press (2 of 2)

cylinder press

noun

a printing press in which a flat bed holding the printing form moves against a rotating cylinder that carries the paper.
Also called flat-bed press.
Compare rotary press.

Origin of cylinder press

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for flat-bed press (1 of 2)

flat-bed press

noun

a printing machine on which the type forme is carried on a flat bed under a revolving paper-bearing cylinderAlso called: cylinder press

British Dictionary definitions for flat-bed press (2 of 2)

cylinder press

noun

printing another name for flat-bed press
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