2004-07-17

platen

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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:

Platen \Plat"en\, n. [F. platine, fr. plat flat. See Plate, and cf. Platin.] (Mach.) The part of a printing press which presses the paper against the type and by which the impression is made.

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