letterpress

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Noun[edit]

letterpress ‎(plural letterpresses)

  1. (printing) The printing process in which ink is applied to the top surface of a raised image area, which is then pressed against paper to transfer the image.
  2. (printing) Printing directly from type, in distinction from printing from plates.
  3. (printing) A machine used for such printing.

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