Stanhope press


Definition of Stanhope press

  1. :  a hand-operated printing press that has a system of levers which cause the platen to descend with decreasing rapidity and with increasing force

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Origin and Etymology of stanhope press

after Charles, 3d Earl Stanhope †1816 English scientist, its inventor

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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