Definition of Standing press
1. Noun. A large printing press that exerts pressure vertically.
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Literary usage of Standing press
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1. Iron edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1854)
"... can be used for pressing hooks or paper, which are to be placed between it and the lower plate, W, of the frame, as in an ordinary standing press. Fig. ..."
2. American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking: Containing a History of by Wesley Washington Pasko (1894)
"The hydrostatic standing-press filled the deficiency, and for seventy years has been much employed. Paper, however, must be in a standing or hydrostatic ..."
3. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"The standing press.—This must be firmly, as well as conveniently, fixed; it consists of two upright cheeks, about six feet in height, ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The whole of the sheets to compose the volume being found In their proper place and order, they are taken in »ctions to the standing-press, in which a ..."
5. Boxes for the Protection of Books: Their Design and Constructionby Margaret R.. Brown by Margaret R.. Brown (1998)
"The best method for attaching the various components of a box together is to press them in a standing press. Strong, steady pressure can be obtained using a ..."
6. The Art of Bookbinding: A Practical Treatise by Joseph William Zaehnsdorf (1890)
"A standing press is used in all good bookbinding shops. ... The books are placed in the standing press ; the top and bottom boards are very thick, ..."