a printing press in which the type or plates to be printed are fastened upon a rotating cylinder and are impressed on a continuous roll of moving paper.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby rotary press
Origin of rotary press
First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for rotary press
a machine for printing from a revolving cylinder, or a plate attached to one, usually onto a continuous strip of paper
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