printing press

noun
Updated on: 16 Jan 2018

Definition of printing press

: a machine that produces printed copies

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First Known Use of printing press

1578


PRINTING PRESS Defined for English Language Learners

printing press

noun

Definition of printing press for English Language Learners

  • : a machine that prints books, magazines, newspapers, etc., usually in large numbers


PRINTING PRESS Defined for Kids

printing press

noun

Definition of printing press for Students

: a machine that makes copies of text and images


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