the part of a printing press that stores ink and feeds it to the rollers.
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At the front of the press is the ink-fountain and a number of steel and composition rollers, called the "distributing rollers."The Building of a Book | Various
Preparing the press; adjustment of bed and cylinder, form rollers, ink fountain, grippers and delivery systems.The Uses of Italic | Frederick W. Hamilton