Definition of Press down
1. Verb. Press down. "Depress the space key"
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Literary usage of Press down
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1. An Elementary Latin Dictionary by Charlton Thomas Lewis (1890)
"... chase, V.—To press down, burden, load, freight : Nescia quern ... V.—To press down, depress, саше to tint : sors, quae tollit eosdem, Et premit, 0. ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Here squat is to lie flat, as if pressed tightly down ; and the old sense of squat is, not uncommonly, to press down, crush, much like the sense of Squash, ..."
3. An Analysis of Derivative Words in the English Language, Or, A Key to Their by Salem Town (1860)
"... &c. to press down, or bear down. was pressed down. the act of pressing down. the perso.n who presses down. capable of being pressed down. continuing to ..."
4. A Dictionary of the Art of Printing by William Savage (1841)
"The bar to screw the book press down with is also called a Press Bar. PRESS BOARDS. Boards made of deal, beech, elm, or mahogany, to place between paper in ..."