Definition of hand press in English:
A printing press that is operated by hand.
- The printing press upon which they worked was a Colombian hand press invented by George Clymer in Philadelphia in 1813.
- The tympan is the framework in a hand press that restrains the individual sheets and thus, through its various settings, ensures the proper disposition of text and margin, language and silence.
- It was printed on a hand press, in which ink was rolled over the raised surfaces of hand-set letters held together within a wooden form.