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Definition of Press

Press
Press Press, n. [F. presse. See 4th Press.] 1. An apparatus or machine by which any substance or body is pressed, squeezed, stamped, or shaped, or by which an impression of a body is taken; sometimes, the place or building containing a press or presses. Note: Presses are differently constructed for various purposes in the arts, their specific uses being commonly designated; as, a cotton press, a wine press, a cider press, a copying press, etc. See Drill press. 2. Specifically, a printing press. 3. The art or business of printing and publishing; hence, printed publications, taken collectively, more especially newspapers or the persons employed in writing for them; as, a free press is a blessing, a licentious press is a curse.
Press
Press Press, n. (Zo["o]l.) An East Indian insectivore (Tupaia ferruginea). It is arboreal in its habits, and has a bushy tail. The fur is soft, and varies from rusty red to maroon and to brownish black.
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Press Press, v. t. [Corrupt. fr. prest ready money advanced, a loan; hence, earnest money given soldiers on entering service. See Prest, n.] To force into service, particularly into naval service; to impress. To peaceful peasant to the wars is pressed. --Dryden.

Meaning of Press from wikipedia

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- The Press is a daily newspaper published in Christchurch, New Zealand. It is owned by Fairfax Media. First published in 1861, the paper format for the...
- Freedom of the press or freedom of the media is the principle that communication and expression through various media, including printed and electronic...
- function: forging presses, stamping presses, press brakes, punch press, etc. their structure, e.g. Knuckle-joint press, **** press their controllability:...
- A French press, also known as a cafetière, cafetière à piston, Cafeteria, press pot, coffee press, or coffee plunger, is a coffee brewing device invented...
- The press, overhead press or shoulder press is a weight training exercise with many variations, typically performed while standing, in which a weight...
- Meet the Press is a w****ly American television news/interview program broadcast on NBC. It is the longest-running program in television history, though...
- A hydraulic press is a machine press using a hydraulic cylinder to generate a compressive force. It uses the hydraulic equivalent of a mechanical lever...
- A printing press is a mechanical device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium (such as paper or cloth), thereby transferring...
- The bench press is an upper-body strength-training exercise that consists of pressing a weight upwards from a supine position. The exercise works the...
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