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Meaning of PRESSWORK

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Press"work`\, n.
    1. Work done on or by a press.
    
    2. (Metal Work) Act or process of pressing or drawing with
       dies or presses; also, the product of such work.
    
    3. (Cabinetmaking) Work consisting of a series of
       cross-grained veneers united by glue, heat, and pressure.
    
    4. Pottery produced by pressing clay into molds.
    
    5. Usually
    
    
  2. \Press"work`\, n.
    The art of printing from the surface of type, plates, or
    engravings in relief, by means of a press; the work so done.
    --MacKellar.
    
    
 

 

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