Stanhope press


Definition of Stanhope press

: 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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History and Etymology for Stanhope press

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

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“Stanhope press.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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