• The application of pressure by a press or other means.
  • A metal or plastic part made with a press.
  • The process of improving the appearance of clothing by improving creases and removing wrinkles with a press or an iron.
  • A memento preserved by pressing, folding, or drying between the leaves of a flat container, book, or folio. Usually done with a flower, ribbon, letter, or other soft, small keepsake.
  • The extraction of juice from fruit using a press.
  • A phonograph record; a number of records pressed at the same time.
  • Urgent insistence.


  • Present participle of press

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