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  • noun Plural form of platen.

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Examples

  • The upper die is fixed -- being firmly attached to the top of the frame, and held securely down by the rows of iron pillars on the two sides, and by the massive iron caps, called platens, which may be seen passing across at the top, from pillar to pillar.

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851

  • There were hundreds of such employees, a shadow workforce spending its days moving books onto and off the scanning platens.

    In the Plex

  • There were hundreds of such employees, a shadow workforce spending its days moving books onto and off the scanning platens.

    In the Plex

  • Consisting of the browns and yellows of platens and mulberries and pomegranates and the lighter red and orange of apricots, apples and pears, thereby also hoping to extend the tourist season into these florid months.

    Shahzada Khush Ahmadul Mulk Garden

  • Consisting of the browns and yellows of platens and mulberries and pomegranates and the lighter red and orange of apricots, apples and pears, thereby also hoping to extend the tourist season into these florid months.

    A Beautiful Garden at Ayun

  • Consisting of the browns and yellows of platens and mulberries and pomegranates and the lighter red and orange of apricots, apples and pears, thereby also hoping to extend the tourist season into these florid months.

    Autumn Tourism in Chitral

  • The owners installed a block making plant fully equipped with curing racks, two Ideal machines, two National concrete mixers, 5 h.p. gasoline engine, platens, tools and a Chase industrial railway.

    Concrete Construction Methods and Costs

  • While in that position steam is let into the upper and lower platens and the matting is cured.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 841, February 13, 1892

  • I have a couple of platens in the shops here; but we shan't be able to take a pull until to-morrow morning, I'm afraid.

    The Wonder

  • When it is desired to use the open press the doors and box can be easily removed without disturbing the other parts, and extra platens are furnished for the open bales.

    Liddell Company, Manufacturers of Engines, Boilers, Saw Mills, Cotton and Yarn Presses, Shafting, Pulleys, etc., Charlotte, N.C.

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