steam-printing love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Printing done by machinery moved by steam, as opposed to printing by hand-labor on hand-presses.

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Examples

  • See, the many-cylinder'd steam-printing press — see the electric telegraph stretching across the continent, ...

    A Visit from Uncle Walt

  • See, the many-cylinder'd steam-printing press — see the electric telegraph stretching across the continent, ...

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • The left-hand shop window was alluringly set out with the lighter apparatus of writing and reading, and showed incidentally several rosy pictures of ideal English maidens; that to the right was grim and heavy with ledgers, inks, and variegated specimens of steam-printing.

    Clayhanger

  • Dublin was once celebrated for its shipbuilding, its timber-trade, its iron manufactures, and its steam-printing; Limerick was celebrated for its gloves; Kilkenny for its blankets; Bandon for its woollen and linen manufactures.

    Men of Invention and Industry

  • It would be much fairer to compare Koenig's steam-printing machine with the hand-press newspaper printing machine which it superseded.

    Men of Invention and Industry

  • 1854 - First steam-printing press in the Cape starts working.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • 1854 - First steam-printing press in the Cape starts working.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Dickens was of opinion that, in this particular line of illustration, while he conceded all his fame to the elder and stronger contemporary, Mr. Leech was the very first Englishman who had made Beauty a part of his art; and he held, that, by striking out this course, and setting the successful example of introducing always into his most whimsical pieces some beautiful faces or agreeable forms, he had done more than any other man of his generation to refine a branch of art to which the facilities of steam-printing and wood-engraving were giving almost unrivalled diffusion and popularity.

    The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete

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