a device for applying pressure by the turning of a threaded shaft.
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How to use screw press in a sentence
For these purposes boiling water and a screw press are commonly employed.
In one corner, a man worked over a big screw-press, pressing the severed fragments of sponges into huge compact bales.The Boy Chums in the Gulf of Mexico | Wilmer M. Ely
The screw press was the earliest form of machine used, and then came the hydraulic press.Inventions in the Century | William Henry Doolittle
All family resemblance has died out, although the printing machine is certainly a development of the little screw press.Triumphs of Invention and Discovery in Art and Science | J. Hamilton Fyfe
When the juice has been obtained by the aid of a screw-press or any other means, it is heavy, cloudy, and sour.