Presser

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Presser One who, or that which, presses.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n presser One who or that which presses. Especially One who presses garments for the purpose of renovating them, or who presses cloth after dyeing.
    • n presser One who works a press of any kind.
    • n presser In ceramics, the workman who molds the handles, ears, and decorative reliefs to be applied to a pottery vessel before firing.
    • n presser One who inculcates or enforces with argument or importunity.
    • n presser In machinery: In a knitting-machine, a bar which forces the barb of the needle into the groove of the shank to free the loop of yarn.
    • n presser In a sewing-machine, the presser-foot which holds the fabric under the needle. See cut under presser-foot.
    • n presser A form of ironing-machine.
    • n presser In spinning, the pressure-roller of a drawing-frame, or the spring-finger of a bobbin-frame.
    • n presser A part in a foundry molding-machine which presses down or rams the sand in the mold.
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Usage

In literature:

For three hundred years people had tried to find "Presser John" and his descendants Henry took part in the search.
"The Story of Mankind" by Hendrik van Loon
It takes about eight weeks for a green hand to become a good seam presser.
"Wage Earning and Education" by R. R. Lutz
De doctor, he say I got de blood presser.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
The Gandlis are divided into the Reddi, Chetti and Telkala subcastes, and the last are generally oil-pressers.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India--Volume I (of IV)" by R.V. Russell
Loosen the tension on the presser foot, use fine thread with light tension.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
Then you must have two pieces of smooth board, to put the papers between, and a box full of stones for a presser.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, July 1878, No. 9" by Various
There is considerable ground for supposing that the Bahnas are mainly derived from the caste of Telis or oil-pressers.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
Pressers which rest on spools to prevent slack ends.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Every form was crouched in the effort to guide the seam through the presser-foot.
"The Long Day" by Dorothy Richardson
A type of retractable thimble or presser foot was used to hold the fabric down as required.
"The Invention of the Sewing Machine" by Grace Rogers Cooper
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In poetry:

But now the rain is over; let the pressers spin the screw,
Let the teamsters back the waggons in again,
And we'll block the classer's table by the way we'll put them through,
For everything is merry since the rain.
"Another Fall of Rain" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

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Boren offers post- presser thoughts on Pac-12, Big 12.
CAMPUS CORNER — Typically with every presser I've ever covered, you get the best stuff off the podium.
Matt Every's Round 2 presser at Sony Open.
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Stephen Presser says the president's remarks Monday on the Supreme Court's role were mistaken.
Stephen Presser says Obama, who taught constitutional law, should know better.
Gildon intends to return, plus Chip's presser .
GOP marriage amendment presser .
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