from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who presses clothes.
- n. Any of various devices that apply pressure to a product in manufacturing or canning.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A press release
- n. A press conference or press briefing.
- n. A person or device that removes wrinkles, usually from clothing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, presses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which presses. Especially
- n. One who works a press of any kind.
- n. In ceramics, the workman who molds the handles, ears, and decorative reliefs to be applied to a pottery vessel before firing.
- n. One who inculcates or enforces with argument or importunity.
- n. In machinery: In a knitting-machine, a bar which forces the barb of the needle into the groove of the shank to free the loop of yarn.
- n. In a sewing-machine, the presser-foot which holds the fabric under the needle. See cut under presser-foot.
- n. A form of ironing-machine.
- n. In spinning, the pressure-roller of a drawing-frame, or the spring-finger of a bobbin-frame.
- n. A part in a foundry molding-machine which presses down or rams the sand in the mold.
press (“press release/press conference”) + -er (“Variety -er”) (Wiktionary)
press + -er (“agent -er”) (Wiktionary)