presse–pâte machine

noun \ˈpre¦spät-\

Definition of presse–pâte machine

  1. :  either of two machines used in papermaking: a :  a machine functioning like the wet end of a paper machine b :  a wet machine for preparing laps of pulp

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Origin and Etymology of presse–pâte machine

probably from French presse-pâte presse-pâte machine (from presser to press + pâte paste, pulp, from Late Latin pasta dough, paste) + English machine — more at paste


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