rolling press


Definition of rolling press

1 : a calender that operates by means of rollers
2 : a printing press with a D-shaped roller used in copperplate printing

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First Known Use of rolling press

1625, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rolling press.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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