Stanhope press

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Stanhope press.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stanhope%20press. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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