letterpress

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NounEdit

letterpress (plural letterpresses)

  1. The printing process in which ink is applied to the top surface of a raised image area, which is then pressed against paper to transfer the image.
  2. (printing) : printing directly from type, in distinction from printing from plates.
  3. a machine used for such printing.

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Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 19:02