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Definition of "screw-press" [screw-press]

  • A simple form of press producing pressure by the direct action of a screw: used by printers and bookbinders for dry-pressing, or removing the indentations of impression from printed sheets, and for making bound books more compact and solid. (noun)
  • Same as clay-press. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "screw-press" in a sentence
  • "The reputation of the Neapolitan screw-press pasta extruder even reached the United States in the late eighteenth century."
  • "Donkor, P.: A hand-operated screw-press for extracting palm oil:"
  • "Solvent-extracted meal is lower in oil content than screw-press (expeller) or hydraulic press meal and these materials may be solvent-extracted subsequently in order to obtain more edible oil."