Definition of rotary press in English:

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rotary press


A printing press that prints from a rotating cylindrical surface on to paper forced against it by another cylinder.
Example sentences
  • The invention of the rotary press in the mid-nineteenth century led to a concentration of publishing and printing along with mass distribution of newspapers and other publications.
  • To reprint a book illegally, all that a culprit needs is two copies of the original, a scanner, a computer with optical recognition programme and a small rotary press.
  • The plates can also be adapted for use in a rotary press.

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