Found 2 items, similar to Cylinder press.
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Definition: cylinder press
n : a printing press where the type is carried on a flat bed
under a cylinder that holds paper and rolls over the type
[syn: flatbed press
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Definition: Cylinder press
, n. [F. presse. See 4th Press
1. An apparatus or machine by which any substance or body is
pressed, squeezed, stamped, or shaped, or by which an
impression of a body is taken; sometimes, the place or
building containing a press or presses.
Note: Presses are differently constructed for various
purposes in the arts, their specific uses being
commonly designated; as, a cotton press, a wine press,
a cider press, a copying press, etc. See Drill press
2. Specifically, a printing press.
3. The art or business of printing and publishing; hence,
printed publications, taken collectively, more especially
newspapers or the persons employed in writing for them;
as, a free press is a blessing, a licentious press is a
4. An upright case or closet for the safe keeping of
articles; as, a clothes press. --Shak.
5. The act of pressing or thronging forward.
In their throng and press to that last hold. --Shak.
6. Urgent demands of business or affairs; urgency; as, a
press of engagements.
7. A multitude of individuals crowded together; ? crowd of
single things; a throng.
They could not come nigh unto him for the press.
--Mark ii. 4.
, a printing press in which the impression is
produced by a revolving cylinder under which the form
passes; also, one in which the form of type or plates is
curved around a cylinder, instead of resting on a flat
. See under Hydrostatic
Liberty of the press
, the free right of publishing books,
pamphlets, or papers, without previous restraint or
censorship, subject only to punishment for libelous,
seditious, or morally pernicious matters.
, a bed that may be folded, and inclosed, in a
press or closet. --Boswell.
Press of sail
, (Naut.), as much sail as the state of the
wind will permit.
(s?l"?n-d?r), n. [F. cylindre, OF.
cilindre, L. cylindrus, fr. Gr. ky`lindros, fr. kyli`ndein,
kyli`ein, to roll. Cf. Calender
(a) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation of
a parallelogram round one its sides; or a body of
rollerlike form, of which the longitudinal section is
oblong, and the cross section is circular.
(b) The space inclosed by any cylindrical surface. The
space may be limited or unlimited in length.
2. Any hollow body of cylindrical form, as:
(a) The chamber of a steam engine in which the piston is
moved by the force of steam.
(b) The barrel of an air or other pump.
(c) (Print.) The revolving platen or bed which produces
the impression or carries the type in a cylinder
(d) The bore of a gun; the turning chambered breech of a
3. The revolving square prism carrying the cards in a
. (Anat.) See Axis cylinder
, under Axis
(Paper Making), a machine in which a
cylinder takes up the pulp and delivers it in a continuous
sheet to the dryers.
. See Escapement
. See Glass
. See Roller mill
. See Press