Definition of press run in English:

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press run


The operation of a printing press for a single job (the number or entire set of items produced in such an operation): the paper is increasing its press run from 75,000 to 95,000 copies
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  • However, if a larger press run would not increase these costs, but instead allow them to be spread across more copies, economies of scope might be available.
  • But it was a big college - the paper had a press run of 60,000 per day, five days a week, and I rode that train for four solid years.
  • While waiting for the press run earlier in the evening, the print coordinator and I had been talking about parenting and schooling in general.

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