press release

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n press release an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
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Usage

In literature:

He set a hind foot on each spring and pressed till the trap opened and released his paw.
"The Biography of a Grizzly" by Ernest Thompson Seton
This hasn't been released to the press, and maybe it won't be.
"Get Out of Our Skies!" by E. K. Jarvis
A chilled tremulous finger found that particular button and pressed it long and hard, released it, pressed it again and yet again.
"The Life of the Party" by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
When the ball is to appear, this pin is pressed and the catch releases the glass flap.
"Indian Conjuring" by L. H. Branson
When he released it the girl stooped, and pressing her lips to his weather-browned cheek, arose and resumed her seat.
"Uncle Terry" by Charles Clark Munn
Daoud's thumb pressed the crossbow's release, and the string snapped forward with a reverberating bang.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
He pressed the release and a whirring sound came from the little weapon.
"The Copper-Clad World" by Harl Vincent
Slowly, very slowly, he pressed the button to release the slide.
"Slaves of Mercury" by Nat Schachner
I'll call you both tomorrow about the press release.
"A Mixture of Genius" by Arnold Castle
Pressing upon this same lever releases the ratchets and injects the blade.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
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In news:

Jersey Journal file photo Goya Foods, America's largest Hispanic-owned food company is donating 100,000 pounds of Goya products to victims of hurricane Isaac in Louisiana, a press release stated.
Check out the press release below for all the features.
(Edited Japan Racing Horse Association press release).
Press Release added by Becky Murphy on August 8, 2011.
Snyder County District Attorney Mike Piecuch announced in a press release Friday that serial drunk driver Kermit R Kratzer, 55, of Middleburg, entered a guilty plea to his seventh offense for driving under the influence.
Press release by Clallam County Sheriff.
"This album for me is a journey from dark into light from confusion to understanding," Goulding says in a press release.
Press release, Tuesday, December 12, 2000, New York.
Serving Montgomery County, PA. For The Times Herald Press Release from Firstrust Bank.
According to a Press Release from the Trinity County Sheriff's Office, dated Oct 11, 2011.
According to a press release from the Trinity County Sheriff's Office, dated Oct 15, 2012.
Serving Montgomery County, PA. For The Times Herald Press Release from Einstein Healthcare Network.
In the latest edition of his "What You Should Know" press releases, state Sen Ruben Diaz Sr.
Here is the BMJ press release.
Read all the details in the press release below.
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In science:

WFPC2 and NICMOS images in an outlying region of 30 Doradus (i.e., the upper left square inserts in Figure 1) from a 1999 press release by Walborn and Barba.
The Formation of Star Clusters
This same picture of a bright compact central cluster which has evacuated a roughly spherical nebular envelope around it can be seen in a number of the HST press releases (e.g., NGC 604, N11 in the LMC, NGC 4214).
The Formation of Star Clusters
HST press release images were taken from high resolution TIFF images created by the STScI OPO group4 .
Sky in Google Earth: The Next Frontier in Astronomical Data Discovery and Visualization
Likewise, each of the images from the HST is accompanied by a popup balloon containing a snippet of the press release for that image and links for further information.
Sky in Google Earth: The Next Frontier in Astronomical Data Discovery and Visualization
The icon at the top of the M101 HST imagery contains information related to the press release issued by the STScI for this image, as well as links to associated papers and observational data.
Sky in Google Earth: The Next Frontier in Astronomical Data Discovery and Visualization
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