Definition of 'printing press'
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This has left the economic system wholly reliant on the printing presses for any semblance of growth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This has left the economic system wholly reliant on the printing presses for any semblance of growth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the invention of the printing press changed all that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thus the printing press strengthened the hand of the innovators by making it possible for them to pool information and work together. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)You cannot manage the printing press alone, so dismiss the workers. Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France (2006)Government borrowing mounts, the printing presses turn out billions of newly minted dollars. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As for that printing press ready to produce the drachma, would you be a backer? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The printing presses had been blown up and now he was writing a book about the liberation of Mogadishu from dictatorship. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)The printing press changed that. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You seen the printing press through his front window, han't you? Burning Bright (2007)Ed gets the phone banks, the printing presses and the volunteers, and they might win it for him. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The rise of the middle class, the growth of trade, and the invention of the printing press all played a part. Christianity Today (2000)
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