[ hot-pres ]
/ ˈhɒtˌprɛs /
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 in 1625–35
Related formshot-press·er, noun
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The result of this hot-press was four hundred men, captured that forenoon.Hurricane Hurry|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for hot-press
a machine for applying a combination of heat and pressure to give a smooth surface to paper, to express oil from it, etc
(tr) to subject (paper, cloth, etc) to heat and pressure to give it a smooth surface or extract oil
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