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printing press

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noun

a machine, as a cylinder press or rotary press, for printing on paper or the like from type, plates, etc.

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press, presswork

Nearby words

printing, printing frame, printing ink, printing office, printing paper, printing press, printless, printmaker, printmaking, printout, printout paper

Origin of printing press

First recorded in 1580–90
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printing press


noun

any of various machines used for printing
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