perfecting press

  1. a rotary press for printing both sides of a sheet or web in one operation.

Origin of perfecting press

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60

Words Nearby perfecting press Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use perfecting press in a sentence

  • Otherwise, a perfecting press is very much like two cylinder presses joined together.

  • These improvements were first embodied in a perfecting press made for Hansard, a London printer.

  • Another press, which is still employed to a small extent for book-work, is the flat-bed perfecting press.

  • Before them stood a double Hoe perfecting press, printing the Philadelphia Times, turning off thirty thousand copies per hour.

  • Alauzet & Co. have also a web perfecting press, à double touche, for illustrated papers and book-printing.