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hot-press

[ hot-pres ]
/ ˈhɒtˌprɛs /
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noun

a machine applying heat in conjunction with mechanical pressure, as for producing a smooth surface on paper or for expressing oil.

verb (used with object)

to subject to treatment in a hot-press.

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Origin of hot-press

First recorded in1625–35

OTHER WORDS FROM hot-press

hot-presser, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hot-press

hot-press

noun

a machine for applying a combination of heat and pressure to give a smooth surface to paper, to express oil from it, etc

verb

(tr) to subject (paper, cloth, etc) to heat and pressure to give it a smooth surface or extract oil
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