handpress

noun
hand·​press | \ ˈhan(d)-ˌpres How to pronounce handpress (audio) \

Definition of handpress

: a hand-operated press

Examples of handpress in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Not bad for a paper that began life being cranked out on a primitive handpress at 125 copies an hour. Alan Rusbridger, The New York Review of Books, 27 May 2021 Not bad for a paper that began life being cranked out on a primitive handpress at 125 copies an hour. Alan Rusbridger, The New York Review of Books, 27 May 2021 Not bad for a paper that began life being cranked out on a primitive handpress at 125 copies an hour. Alan Rusbridger, The New York Review of Books, 27 May 2021 Not bad for a paper that began life being cranked out on a primitive handpress at 125 copies an hour. Alan Rusbridger, The New York Review of Books, 27 May 2021 Not bad for a paper that began life being cranked out on a primitive handpress at 125 copies an hour. Alan Rusbridger, The New York Review of Books, 27 May 2021 Not bad for a paper that began life being cranked out on a primitive handpress at 125 copies an hour. Alan Rusbridger, The New York Review of Books, 27 May 2021 Not bad for a paper that began life being cranked out on a primitive handpress at 125 copies an hour. Alan Rusbridger, The New York Review of Books, 27 May 2021 Not bad for a paper that began life being cranked out on a primitive handpress at 125 copies an hour. Alan Rusbridger, The New York Review of Books, 27 May 2021

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First Known Use of handpress

1679, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of handpress was in 1679

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Last Updated

19 Dec 2021

Cite this Entry

“Handpress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handpress. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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