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presswork

presswork


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Presswork  \Press"work`\,  n. 
  1.  Work  done  on  or  by  a  press. 
 
  2.  (Metal  Work)  Act  or  process  of  pressing  or  drawing  with 
  dies  or  presses;  also  the  product  of  such  work 
 
  3.  (Cabinetmaking)  Work  consisting  of  a  series  of 
  cross-grained  veneers  united  by  glue,  heat,  and  pressure. 
 
  4.  Pottery  produced  by  pressing  clay  into  molds. 
 
  5.  Usually 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Presswork  \Press"work`\,  n. 
  The  art  of  printing  from  the  surface  of  type  plates,  or 
  engravings  in  relief,  by  means  of  a  press;  the  work  so  done 
  --MacKellar.