Definition of winepress in English:

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winepress

Pronunciation: /ˈwīnpres/

noun

A press in which grapes are squeezed in making wine.
Example sentences
  • In 1452, Gutenberg made the first printing press from an old wine press, moveable type and oil based ink.
  • Dozens of agonized male faces are packed together like grapes in a wine press, veins bulging from their temples.
  • The fruit was too hard to be pressed in a wine press and a circular stone mill was used, comprising a mill stone of about a ton in weight which stood upright in a trough and was pulled round by a pony.

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Syllabification: wine·press

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