press bureaux


Press may refer to:

In publishing:

In industry and home economics:

  • Machine press, a machine that shapes material by the application of pressure
  • Hydraulic press, a machine press operating by hydraulic pressure
  • Shop press, a specialized auto-shop hydraulic press used to insert and remove materials from tubes and collars, particularly bearings and bushings
  • Flypress, a machine that cuts material by pressing with a sharp edged mold or tool
  • Linen-press, a cabinet for storing household textiles and clothing.
  • Trouser press, an appliance to remove wrinkles from trousers
  • RAM press, a patented machine used to press clay in the pottery business
  • Pressing or ironing, the process of pressing wrinkles out of (or into) clothes
  • A method of straightening curly hair, primarily used by African-Americans, that uses a hot comb

In food preparation:

  • French press, a device for coffee preparation
  • Fruit press, a press used to extract juice from grapes and apples
  • Garlic press, a device to crush garlic cloves for cooking.
  • Ram press (food), a device used to extract juice from fruits, like grapes, apples and oil from crushed oil seeds

In music:

In sports:

  • Clean and press, a weight-training exercise, and one of the three lifts contested in the sport of weightlifting until 1972
  • Military press, a weight-training exercise

In military:

  • Impressment, a method of involuntary recruitment by a Navy department

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