Definition of Printing press

1. Noun. A machine used for printing.

Exact synonyms: Press
Terms within: Bed
Specialized synonyms: Cylinder Press, Flatbed Press, Rotary Press, Standing Press
Generic synonyms: Machine



Definition of Printing press

1. Noun. A mechanical device used for printing text or images repeatedly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Printing Press

printers
printery
printhead
printheads
printing
printing business
printing company
printing concern
printing form
printing forms
printing house
printing houses
printing ink
printing machine
printing operation
printing press (current term)
printing presses
printing process
printing roll
printing shop
printing unit
printings
printless
printlike
printmaker
printmakers
printmaking
printmakings
printout
printouts

Literary usage of Printing press

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... he set up a printing press of his own at Westminster. The first dated book issued from this press was the "Dictée and sayings of the Philosophers" and ..."

2. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"TYPE-SETTINO AND DISTRIBUTING MACHINES. — JOB PRINTING.— PRINTING IN COLORS. THE printing press. — EARL OF STANHOPE. — NICHOLSON.— KONIO.—THE LONDON TIMES. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The Goss printing press Company of Chicago became interested in the straight-line press invention, which was being pirated, and bought it. taking Mr. Firm ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Art of Printing by William Savage (1841)
"... Engine, or Machine is used or intended to be used shall be signed by the Person possessed of such printing press, Engine, or Machine with his own Hand, ..."

5. The Development of Freedom of the Press in Massachusetts by Clyde Augustus Duniway (1906)
"... the mannagement of the printing press in Boston, late vnder the ... of the printing press in Boston, lately vnder the ..."

6. Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1882)
"His press was near the house which he occupied in the Almonry, by the Chapel of St. Anne.2 This ecclesiastical origin of the first English Printing-press is ..."

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