copying press

noun

Definition of copying press

: an obsolescent device in which an original (as a letter) in copying ink is transferred in reverse by being pressed against an absorbent translucent sheet which is read from the reverse side

called also letterpress

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“Copying press.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copying%20press. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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