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What is "Press" - Definition & Explanation

1A device that uses heat and pressure to remove wrinkles and creases and smooth fabrics during garment construction. 2. A device used to press or compress raw materials. 3. To iron in the home or commercial laundry. 4. To squeeze liquid out of a fabric through the use of roller presses.
To squeeze liquid out of a fabric through the use of roller presses.
A device used to press or compress raw materials.
To iron in the home or commercial laundry.
A device that uses heat and pressure to remove wrinkles and creases and smooth fabrics during garment construction.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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