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letterpress


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Letterpress  \Let"ter*press`\  (-t[~e]r*pr[e^]s`),  n. 
  Print;  letters  and  words  impressed  on  paper  or  other  material 
  by  types;  --  often  used  of  the  reading  matter  in  distinction 
  from  the  illustrations. 
 
  Letterpress  printing,  printing  directly  from  type  in 
  distinction  from  printing  from  plates. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  letterpress 
  n  :  printing  from  a  plate  with  raised  characters  [syn:  {relief 
  printing}] 




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