Press
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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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Press — bezeichnet: kurz das sächsischen Eisenbahnverkehrsunternehmen Eisenbahn Bau und Betriebsgesellschaft Pressnitztalbahn als englisches Wort für Presse oft einen Namensteil von Nachrichtenagenturen und Verlagen Press (Zeitung), eine serbische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • press — I noun authors, columnists, commentators, contributors, correspondents, editors, interviewers, journalistic writers, journalists, literary publications, media, members of the media, members of the press, news business, news gatherers, newsmen,… …   Law dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Press — Press. См. Пресс. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • press — ▪ I. press press 1 [pres] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] to try hard to persuade someone to do something: • Investor Harold Simmons is pressing to have the company s annual meeting delayed. press somebody to do something • Finance Ministry… …   Financial and business terms

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