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- n. Plural form of printing press.
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Nearby, the Board of War, presided over by John Adams, from time to time conferred in a local law office, and the Board of Treasury, chaired by Eldridge Gerry also of Massachusetts, met in a private home where printing presses were set up in two rooms to turn out Continental bills.
Wagons were manufactured; fine carriages and hearses were turned out; bricks were made; buildings were constructed; printing presses turned out elaborate products; foundries were kept busy; and so on through a long and imposing list.
Rumors spread through Czechoslovakia that the trespassing Soviet troops had brought with them printing presses and broadcast-jamming equipment, files on Czechoslovakian political leaders, and lists of people to be arrested.
The Fed has increased the stock of bank reserves by more than 17x since they turned on the printing presses in 2008.