presse-pâte machine


Definition of presse-pâte machine 

: 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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History and Etymology for 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

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