Definitions for "Press"
Keywords:  crowd, urge, squeeze, throng, juice
To urge, or act upon, with force, as weight; to act upon by pushing or thrusting, in distinction from pulling; to crowd or compel by a gradual and continued exertion; to bear upon; to squeeze; to compress; as, we press the ground with the feet when we walk; we press the couch on which we repose; we press substances with the hands, fingers, or arms; we are pressed in a crowd.
To squeeze, in order to extract the juice or contents of; to squeeze out, or express, from something.
To squeeze in or with suitable instruments or apparatus, in order to compact, make dense, or smooth; as, to press cotton bales, paper, etc.; to smooth by ironing; as, to press clothes.
a compression machine in which dies come together to stamp a coin
To make shapes by pressing sheets of clay, patted, rolled or cut from blocks, into or onto molds normally made of biscuited clay or plaster of Paris. Handles and spouts, as well as dishes and pots made from one or more molds, are made in this way.
Any machine that transfers (prints) an impression, traditionally from a former block, plate, or blanket onto paper or other material
Keywords:  parlay, wager, bet, win, double
Increasing an already agreed bet on the result of a match once it has started.
To increase a bet, typically doubling it. This is said of players who parlay their bets, or choose to split or double when it is not indicated by basic strategy.
Betting a large amount of money.
Heated platens in the MDF manufacturing process which consolidate the pre-pressed mat into a panel.
The use of a press to crush fruit. Different forms of press are the packet press, the hydralique press and the pneumatic press.
Device that uses pneumatics or hydraulics in cylinder(s) to bring down top plate (platen) or seal bar onto the bottom plate with pressure. This is done to assure the bonding of the materials.
Specifically, a printing press.
The art or business of printing and publishing; hence, printed publications, taken collectively, more especially newspapers or the persons employed in writing for them; as, a free press is a blessing, a licentious press is a curse.
Keywords:  cupboard, linen, closet, hall, upright
An upright case or closet for the safe keeping of articles; as, a clothes press.
(1) for cheese (2) a cupboard.
a closet or cupboard
An aggressive defense that attempts to force the opponents to make errors by guarding them closely from either half court, three-quarter court or full court.
Strategy in which the defense pressures the offense to make mistakes by guarding players closely. Often executed as a “half-court” or “full-court” press.
A type of defense in which everyone is covered tightly, man-to-man.
Keywords:  mouse, keyboard, pointer, button, pen
(v.) To push down and hold a mouse button.
To position the pointer on something and then hold down the mouse button without moving the mouse. To hold down a key on the keyboard.
To press and release a keyboard key. See also click.
To force into service, particularly into naval service; to impress.
A commission to force men into public service, particularly into the navy.
To exercise very powerful or irresistible influence upon or over; to constrain; to force; to compel.
To oppress; to bear hard upon.
to be oppressive or burdensome; "weigh heavily on the mind", "Something pressed on his mind"
To invite attack by pushing the opponent's blade from one side to the other.
machine tool for forming forgings but relies on a slow powered push rather than the series of heavy blows from a Drop Hammer. Hydraulic presses can easily have a capacity to produce several thousand tons of force.
exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use
press from a plastic; "press a record"
A press might be anything from complicated boards, battens, and G-clamp assembly to a board and a pile of bricks. Always bear in mind when you are sandwiching the workpiece prior to clamping, that the glue will ooze and spread. Therefore, only allow plastic sheet to come into contact with the workpiece.
Keywords:  parlay, relents, stake, stack, combat
Allows combat to move to another round. Both players may successively cancel presses until one player relents.
Giving a stake player additional chips to play with, after they lose their original stack. They are usually only given half the amount they started with.
When a player parlays.
A lift in which the bar is brought to the shoulders and held there for two seconds while the lifter waits for approval from the chief referee. After approval, the bar is lifted overhead using only the arms. The press was one of three competitive lifts until 1976.
a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
lift weights; "This guy can press 300 pounds"
Keywords:  cken, auf
drücken auf
a commercial subsidiary of The Urantia Book Fellowship, publisher of The Urantia Book and supportive works
a publishing company, which is dedicated to publishing fiction, science-fiction, and non-fiction books, which communicate scientific knowledge
a publishing initiative of RSA Security Inc
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.
create by pressing; "Press little holes into the soft clay"
Urgent demands of business or affairs; urgency; as, a press of engagements.
the state of urgently demanding notice or attention; "the press of business matters"
be urgent; "This is a pressing problem"
Machinery on which paper currency is printed; printing is done on high-speed presses in secured plants.
the machinery used to strike coins.
Machinery used to compact tobacco into packed units.
private printer of modern postage stamps. Example: 45¢ Pumpkinseed Sunfish, Scott 2481.
a comprehensive line of courseware and related products aimed at information technology (IT) professionals who are studying for CompTIA certification exams
Keywords:  straiten, hunger, distress, want
To straiten; to distress; as, to be pressed with want or hunger.
Keywords:  hug, embrace, closely
To embrace closely; to hug.
a free publication distributed throughout metro Atlanta
Keywords:  earnestly, prophet, bid, ask, request
ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
Keywords:  iron, forth, seam, downwards, move
Using an iron in a press/pick up/move/press/... pattern. Pressing is not moving back and forth on fabric with the iron. Pressing is done "as you go" while creating a garment.
The movement of pressing the foot down to move the body up or out
Use an iron to press seams and blocks - this means simply pressing downwards on the seam with the iron from above and not moving the iron back and forth which can distort the block or seam.
A term used to describe the device used to embed Truss connector plates using compression.
a technique for localized spectroscopy using a spin echo sequence.
1. Methods of flattening matchcovers after the matches have been removed. 2. Referring to the device used to hold matchcovers in place when flattening them.
Keywords:  viz, lying, kinds, blocking, finishing
Of various kinds, viz.: lying, cutting, standing, blocking, finishing, etc.
Keywords:  snake, attack, plane, role, south
Directive to continue the attack; mutual support will be maintained. Supportive role will be assumed.
Begin attack, ground to plane: "Snake one, press south"
Keywords:  venture, joint
a joint venture
Keywords:  hanging, hooks, rails, tall, furniture
a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
Keywords:  trademark, registered
a registered trademark
Keywords:  coffee, binary, device, input, switch
to activate a binary input device (eg. switch or key)
a device just like it sounds - the coffee is ground up,
During manufacture the paper web passes through sets of rolls called the press. This occurs either to remove water from the web at the wet press: to smooth and level the sheet’s surface at the smoothing press; or to apply surface treatments to the sheet at the size press.
a mid-sized, general commercial printer servicing local and regional customers
Keywords:  denote, extension, clean, even, arms
An even extension of the arms. It is often used to denote the clean and press.
Keywords:  respected, field, work
a most respected work in the field
Keywords:  phase, two, process
a two phase-process