Definition of Pressman

1. Noun. Someone whose occupation is printing.




2. Noun. A journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media.

Definition of Pressman

1. n. One who manages, or attends to, a press, esp. a printing press.

2. n. One of a press gang, who aids in forcing men into the naval service; also, one forced into the service.

Definition of Pressman

1. Noun. someone who operates a printing press ¹

2. Noun. a journalist or newspaper reporter ¹

3. Noun. one who pressgangs people into naval service ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pressman

1. a printing press operator [n PRESSMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pressman

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pressies
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pressiometer
pression
pressions
pressirostral
pressitant
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presskit
presskits
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pressman (current term)
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Literary usage of Pressman

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1. A guide to the study of occupations: a selected critical bibliography of the by Frederick James Allen (1921)
"Occupations, 288 and 289, pressman in the printer's trade, and qualifications for success in the trade. JONES, GUY M., Co. Trade Foundations, 145-147, ..."

2. Minutes of Evidence by Canada Royal Commission on Civil Service, Royal Commission on Civil Service, Canada, J. W. Nelligan (1908)
"A. No, but usually a platen pressman is not a journeyman, pressman. ... a competent pressman. Q. Then, a man attached to a cylinder press, like those in the ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Booksellers and Printers who Were at Work in England by Henry Robert Plomer (1907)
"His press was furnished with a good assortment of type, but how far he was his own compositor and pressman, and whether all the books bearing his name were ..."

4. American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking: Containing a History of by Wesley Washington Pasko (1894)
"When there are many kinds accidents may happen on one which the pressman there ... A pressman. Pressing-Blocks.—Blocks of wood used for filling up a ..."

5. The Woman's Book: Dealing Practically with the Modern Conditions of Home (1894)
"No method has ever been invented House of a pressman in New Orleans, cost, with Lot, ... pressman ..."

6. The Highland Bagpipe: Its History, Literature, and Music, with Some Account by Wiliam Laird Manson (1901)
"... music not fitted for inside— How it troubled the pressman—Chevalier Neukomm—Professor Blackie again—A Chicago jury's opinion—An ode to the pipes. DR. ..."

7. Report of the Richmond, Indiana, Survey for Vocational Education by Indiana State Board of Education, Richmond (Ind.). Board of Education, Indiana University, Robert Josselyn Leonard (1916)
"The pressman: Cylinder, Platen and Web Press For a detailed analysis of the work of ... What the cylinder pressman does.—There are two types of cylinder ..."

8. Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire: A Record of by Lewis publishing company, Chicago, Ezra Scollay Stearns, William Frederick Whitcher, Edward Everett Parker (1908)
"Mr. Smith is now engaged as a cylinder pressman. He is a member of Berkley Temple Church, the Gymnasium and Glee clubs of the Young Men's Christian ..."

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