Definition of Presswork

1. n. The art of printing from the surface of type, plates, or engravings in relief, by means of a press; the work so done.



2. n. Work done on or by a press.

Definition of Presswork

1. Noun. The operation of a printing press ¹

2. Noun. printed material ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Presswork

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Presswork

pressurisations
pressurise
pressurised
pressurises
pressurising
pressurizable
pressurization
pressurizations
pressurize
pressurized
pressurized water reactor
pressurizer
pressurizers
pressurizes
pressurizing
presswork (current term)
pressworks
prest
prestable
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prestamping
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prested
prestellar
prester
presterilize

Literary usage of Presswork

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1. The Statutes of Ohio and of the Northwestern Territory, Adopted Or Enacted by Ohio, Salmon Portland Chase, Northwest Territory (1834)
"... for the presswork of said laws, journals, and extra within the same ; and also, the price per token of one hundred and twenty-five printing, ..."

2. Annual Report by Michigan Board of State Auditors (1902)
"44744 ems at 23c, $10.29: prese, 1 token at 12%c, 12c; 10000 temperance bulletins, composition, 10759 ems at 23c, $2.47; presswork, 40 tokens at ..."

3. Textbook of Printing Occupations by Clifford Wilson Hague (1922)
"presswork General The term presswork is applied to the operations ... Cylinder presswork is an occupation in itself, and, inasmuch as these presses are ..."

4. Notes for the Guidance of Authors in the Submission of Manuscripts to Publishers by Macmillan Company (1905)
"Composition and presswork The composition and presswork of books published by The Macmillan Company are usually done at the Norwood Press, Norwood, Mass., ..."

5. Printing for School and Shop: A Textbook for Printers' Apprentices by Frank Souder Henry (1917)
"... CHAPTER XIV presswork THE term presswork covers two entirely different methods of obtaining impressions from type forms : by the aid of cylinder presses ..."

6. Notes for the Guidance of Authors by Macmillan Company (1900)
"Composition and presswork The composition and presswork are usually done at the Norwood Press, Norwood, Mass., and proofs may be returned to the printers ..."

7. Concerning Noteworthy Paintings in American Private Collections by John La Farge, Augusto Floriano Jaccaci (1909)
"THE presswork And so, with a type marking the highest attainment in the art of type making, and with paper unsurpassed for printing qualities, ..."

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