presswork

[pres-wurk]

noun

the working or management of a printing press.
the work done by it.

Nearby words

  1. pressurization,
  2. pressurize,
  3. pressurized,
  4. pressurized suit,
  5. pressurized-water reactor,
  6. prest,
  7. prest money,
  8. prestation,
  9. prester john,
  10. presternum

Origin of presswork

First recorded in 1765–75; press1 + work

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British Dictionary definitions for presswork

presswork

noun

the operation of a printing press
the matter printed by a printing press
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