Definition of presswork in English:


Syllabification: press·work
Pronunciation: /ˈpresˌwərk


  • 1The process of using a printing press.
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    • It seems that presswork was already completed on a number of Pavier's texts, which are correctly dated 1619; but the question was what to do with the plays yet to be printed.
  • 1.1Printed matter, especially with regard to its quality.
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    • His books are notable for the quality of presswork, type, and paper.
    • The presswork is adequate; the images are small but generally good; and the writing is far better than most of the second category.
  • 2The shaping of metal by pressing or drawing it into a shaped hollow die.
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    • All workers came from the assembly line and are novice to presswork.

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