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Via Middle English from Old French, compare French presse
- A device used to apply pressure to an item.
- ...a flower press.
- A collective term for the print based media (both the people and the newspapers)
- This article appeared in the press.
- ...according to a member of the press...
- An enclosed storage space (eg closet, cupboard).
- Put the cups in the press.
- General term for a printing machine.
- Stop the presses!
- (weightlifting) An exercise in which weight is forced away from the body by extension of the arms or legs.
Via Middle English from Old French, compare French presser
Third person singular
- To apply pressure to an item.
- Press any key
- (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (with "gone") To indicate that a story is being printed.
- That story has gone to press.
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