Definition of Presses

1. Noun. (plural of press) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of press) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Presses

1. press [v] - See also: press

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Presses

press the flesh
press time
press times
pressable
pressback
pressbacks
pressboard
pressboards
pressbox
pressed
pressed for time
presser
presser foot
pressers
presses (current term)
presseth
pressfat
pressfats
pressful
pressfuls
pressgang
pressgangs
pressie
pressies
pressing
pressingly
pressings
pressiometer
pression

Literary usage of Presses

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The oil flowing from the presses is caught in reservoirs placed under the level ... In the latest constructions of cage presses, the use of bags is entirely ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1877)
"I. presses of all sizes, from 9 x 12 to 24 x 27 inches. Steel Arch Office Press. ... presses furnished with either Cast-Steel or Wrought-Iron Arches. ..."

3. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1889)
"New Power presses.—Two new power presses are illustrated in the Iron Age.\ One of these, a punching and shearing press, is provided with an adjustable table ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"Complainant's principal manufacture Is newspaper presses of large size and ... These presses are sold throughout the United States and In foreign countries ..."

5. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"Flavius and Marullus keep R and RC; the rest of the crowd mostly L and LC at opening. lThe woman presses forward here as if to speak. ..."

6. The Forage and Fiber Crops in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1907)
"Screw presses may be run by mule, horse, water, steam, or other power, ... In hydraulic presses the hydraulic pump forces the water or oil against the ..."

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