the running of a printing press for a specific job: The pressrun will take about an hour.
the quantity that is run: a pressrun of more than 5000.

Nearby words

  1. pressor nerve,
  2. pressoreceptive,
  3. pressoreceptor,
  4. pressosensitive,
  5. pressroom,
  6. presstitute,
  7. pressure,
  8. pressure altimeter,
  9. pressure altitude,
  10. pressure cabin

Origin of pressrun

First recorded in 1955–60; press1 + run

Also called run. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019