pressrun
noun Date: 1945 a continuous operation of a printing press producing a specified number of copies; also the number of copies printed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pressrun — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) : a continuous operation of a printing press producing a specified number of copies; also : the number of copies so printed a pressrun of 1000 * * * /pres run /, n. 1. the running of a printing press for a specific job: The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pressrun — /pres run /, n. 1. the running of a printing press for a specific job: The pressrun will take about an hour. 2. the quantity that is run: a pressrun of more than 5000. Also called run. [1955 60; PRESS1 + RUN] * * * …   Universalium

  • pressrun — press•run [[t]ˈprɛsˌrʌn[/t]] n. 1) pri the running of a printing press for a specific job 2) pri the quantity that is run Also called run I, 13) • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • press time — the time at which a pressrun begins, esp. that of a newspaper. Also, presstime. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • run — runnable, adj. runnability, n. /run/, v., ran, run, running, n., adj. v.i. 1. to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground. 2. to move with… …   Universalium

  • split run — a pressrun, as that of a newspaper or magazine, which is interrupted after the running of a specified number of copies to permit the substitution of type or of a cut, as in a keyed advertisement: a device for testing the relative effectiveness of …   Universalium

  • Johnson, John H. — ▪ American publisher in full  John Harold Johnson  born January 19, 1918, Arkansas City, Arkansas, U.S. died August 8, 2005, Chicago, Illinois       magazine and book publisher, the first African American to attain major success in those fields.… …   Universalium

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  • printing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Process of producing impressions Nouns 1. printing; typography, stereotype, electrotype; block printing; lithography, chromolithography, planography, collotype; offset, letterpress, gravure, rotogravure …   English dictionary for students

  • run — I [[t]rʌn[/t]] v. ran, run, run•ning, n. adj. 1) to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground 2) to move or pass quickly 3) to depart… …   From formal English to slang

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