Hot press


Hot press

Hot press may mean:
*"Hot Press" (magazine), Irish music and political fortnightly
*regional name for airing cupboard in Ireland and Scotland
*hot pressing, any form of machine press using heat; in particular:
**sintering with pressure


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  • hot´press´er — hot|press «HOT PREHS», noun, verb. –n. a machine in which heat and pressure are applied together, as in giving paper or cloth a smooth, glossy surface. –v.t. to subject to pressure in a hotpress. –hot´press´er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot|press — «HOT PREHS», noun, verb. –n. a machine in which heat and pressure are applied together, as in giving paper or cloth a smooth, glossy surface. –v.t. to subject to pressure in a hotpress. –hot´press´er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot-press — hot presser, n. /hot pres /, n. 1. a machine applying heat in conjunction with mechanical pressure, as for producing a smooth surface on paper or for expressing oil. v.t. 2. to subject to treatment in a hot press. [1625 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • hot-press — [hät′pres΄] vt. to exert heat and pressure on (metals, paper, etc.) with a press, as for producing a smooth surface, imparting a gloss, etc. n. a machine for doing this …   English World dictionary

  • hot press — noun Britain : a small heated room for drying laundry * * * hot press noun 1. A device consisting of hot plates between which paper, cloth, etc are pressed to produce a glossy surface 2. An airing cupboard (Irish) • • • Main Entry: ↑hot * * * 1.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot press — noun a press of glazed boards and hot metal plates for smoothing paper or cloth or making plywood. verb (hot press) press with such a device …   English new terms dictionary

  • hot-press — /ˈhɒt prɛs/ (say hot pres) noun 1. a machine applying heat in conjunction with mechanical pressure, as for producing a smooth surface on paper, for expressing oil, etc. –verb (t) 2. to subject to treatment in a hot press …   Australian English dictionary

  • hot-press — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a calendering machine in which paper or cloth is glossed by being pressed between glazed boards and hot metal plates 2. : a hydraulic oil press in which the contents are kept hot by steam radiators II. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot press — noun An enclosed storage space, typically with slatted shelving and built around a houses hot water system to generate a low dry heat, used to dry damp clothing …   Wiktionary

  • hot press — I Everyday English Slang in Ireland n airing cupboard, where the hot water geyser is. II Irish Slang drying cupboard …   English dialects glossary


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