work and turn

1 of 2


: to print by the work-and-turn method


2 of 2

adverb (or adjective)

: with all the pages of a signature imposed in one form so that when the sheet is printed, turned over end for end, backed, and cut two complete copies result

Word History

First Known Use

Adverb (or Adjective)

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of work and turn was in 1931

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“Work and turn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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