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Definition of oil press in English:

noun

An apparatus for pressing oil from seeds, fruits, etc.
Example sentences
  • Their products have included the Yenga oil press, maize seed applicator, ice-making machine, and several rural transportation devices (bicycle drawn trailers).
  • Occupied by the Romans in around 40BC, it developed into a thriving city of 20 000, with a flourishing trade in oil (one house in four had an oil press), corn and wild animals such as lions, panthers and elephants.
  • This small artisanal oil press on the side of the road to Khouribga in central Morocco is one of about 16,000 similar installations throughout the country.

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