Finishing press
Finishing Fin"ish*ing, a. Tending to complete or to render fit for the market or for use. [1913 Webster]

{Finishing coat}. (a) (Plastering) the final coat of plastering applied to walls and ceilings, usually white and rubbed smooth. (b) (Painting) The final coat of paint, usually differently mixed applied from the others.

{Finishing press}, a machine for pressing fabrics.

{Finishing rolls} (Iron Working), the rolls of a train which receive the bar from roughing rolls, and reduce it to its finished shape. --Raymond. [1913 Webster]


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  • Finishing — Fin ish*ing, a. Tending to complete or to render fit for the market or for use. [1913 Webster] {Finishing coat}. (a) (Plastering) the final coat of plastering applied to walls and ceilings, usually white and rubbed smooth. (b) (Painting) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Finishing coat — Finishing Fin ish*ing, a. Tending to complete or to render fit for the market or for use. [1913 Webster] {Finishing coat}. (a) (Plastering) the final coat of plastering applied to walls and ceilings, usually white and rubbed smooth. (b)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Finishing rolls — Finishing Fin ish*ing, a. Tending to complete or to render fit for the market or for use. [1913 Webster] {Finishing coat}. (a) (Plastering) the final coat of plastering applied to walls and ceilings, usually white and rubbed smooth. (b)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • press|board — «PREHS BRD, BOHRD», noun. a smooth pasteboard or heavy paper used in a press, as for finishing cloth …   Useful english dictionary

  • finishing arthrodial membrane — (Subclass Copepoda): An arthrodial membrane which completes a segment and whose formation defines the location of the segment along the proximodistal axis of a limb. The finishing arthrodial membrane usually is the distal arthrodial membrane of a …   Crustacea glossary

  • Machine press — Manual goldsmith press Power press with a fixed barr …   Wikipedia

  • Punch press — A punch press is a type of machine press used to cut holes in material. It can be small and manually operated and hold one simple die set, or be very large, CNC operated, with a multi station turret and hold a much larger and complex die set.… …   Wikipedia

  • Stamping press — Power press with a fixed barrier guard A stamping press is a metalworking machine tool used to shape or cut metal by deforming it with a die. Contents 1 Components 1.1 …   Wikipedia

  • Wood finishing — refers to the process of embellishing and/or protecting the surface. The process starts with surface preparation, either by sanding by hand (typically using a sanding block or power sander), scraping, or planing. Imperfections or nail holes on… …   Wikipedia

  • Wheel press — Wheel Wheel (hw[=e]l), n. [OE. wheel, hweol, AS. hwe[ o]l, hweogul, hweowol; akin to D. wiel, Icel. hv[=e]l, Gr. ky klos, Skr. cakra; cf. Icel. hj[=o]l, Dan. hiul, Sw. hjul. [root]218. Cf. {Cycle}, {Cyclopedia}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A circular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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