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  • 1 Press — Press, n. [F. presse. See 4th {Press}.] 1. An apparatus or machine by which any substance or body is pressed, squeezed, stamped, or shaped, or by which an impression of a body is taken; sometimes, the place or building containing a press or… …

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  • 2 Press — may refer to:In publishing: * The press, otherwise known as the journalism business, the newspaper business, the news media, the Fourth Estate or the mass media * A press, publishing house or printer (publisher) * Printing press, a machine that… …

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  • 3 Press — Press, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pressing}.] [F. presser, fr. L. pressare to press, fr. premere, pressum, to press. Cf. {Print}, v.] 1. To urge, or act upon, with force, as weight; to act upon by pushing or thrusting, in… …

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  • 4 Press — Press, n. [For prest, confused with press.] A commission to force men into public service, particularly into the navy. [1913 Webster] I have misused the king s press. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Press gang}, or {Pressgang}, a detachment of seamen under …

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  • 5 Press 53 — is an independent regional publisher of literary fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. The press was founded October 1, 2005 by Kevin Watson of Winston Salem, North Carolina. In November 2005, Watson partnered with Sheryl Monks of Hamptonville, North… …

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  • 6 Press — Press, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An East Indian insectivore ({Tupaia ferruginea}). It is arboreal in its habits, and has a bushy tail. The fur is soft, and varies from rusty red to maroon and to brownish black. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Press — Press, v. t. [Corrupt. fr. prest ready money advanced, a loan; hence, earnest money given soldiers on entering service. See {Prest}, n.] To force into service, particularly into naval service; to impress. [1913 Webster] To peaceful peasant to the …

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  • 8 Press — Press, v. i. 1. To exert pressure; to bear heavily; to push, crowd, or urge with steady force. [1913 Webster] 2. To move on with urging and crowding; to make one s way with violence or effort; to bear onward forcibly; to crowd; to throng; to… …

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  • 9 Press-up — A press up, also known as a push up, is a common strength training exercise performed in a prone position, lying horizontal and face down, raising and lowering the body using the arms. They develop the pectoral muscles and triceps, with ancillary …

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  • 10 Press TV — Infobox TV channel name= Press TV logofile=PRESSTV LOGO.gif logoalt= logosize=194px slogan= launch=2007 owner= Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting key people =Shahab Mossavat, Yvonne Ridley former names = sister names= web=… …

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  • 11 press — I. noun Etymology: Middle English presse, from Anglo French, from presser to press Date: 13th century 1. a. a crowd or crowded condition ; throng b. a thronging or crowding forward or together 2. a. an apparatus or machine by which a substance is …

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  • 12 Press On — Infobox Album Name = Press On Type = Studio Artist = June Carter Cash Released = 1999 Recorded = Genre = country Length = Label = Risk Records Dualtone Producer = John Carter Cash J.J. Blair Reviews = * Rolling Stone Rating|3.5|5… …

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  • 13 press-up — Date: 1936 British push up …

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  • 14 Press-Register — The September 26, 2006 front page of the Press Register Type Daily newspaper …

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  • 15 Press bed — Press Press, n. [F. presse. See 4th {Press}.] 1. An apparatus or machine by which any substance or body is pressed, squeezed, stamped, or shaped, or by which an impression of a body is taken; sometimes, the place or building containing a press or …

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  • 16 Press of sail — Press Press, n. [F. presse. See 4th {Press}.] 1. An apparatus or machine by which any substance or body is pressed, squeezed, stamped, or shaped, or by which an impression of a body is taken; sometimes, the place or building containing a press or …

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  • 17 Press Gazette — Press Gazette, formerly known as UK Press Gazette (UKPG), is a British media trade magazine dedicated to journalism and the press. It has been running for 41 years, and currently has around 2,700 subscribers and a circulation of around 4,600,… …

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  • 18 Press Gang Publishers — Press Gang Publishing was one of two English language feminist printing and publishing collectives active in Canada between 1970 and 2000. The other was the Toronto Women s Educational Press (or Women s Press) in Toronto, Ontario. [Pike, Lois. A… …

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  • 19 Press Association — The Press Association is the national news agency of the United Kingdom and Ireland, supplying multimedia news content to almost all national and regional newspapers, television and radio news, as well as many websites with text, pictures, video… …

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  • 20 Press pool — refers to a group of news gathering organizations that combine their resources in the collection of news. A pool feed is then distributed to members of the broadcast pool who are free to edit it or use it as they see fit. In the case of print… …

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