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PRESS. By a figure this word signifies the art of printing. The press is free.
     2. All men have a right to print and publish whatever they may deem proper, unless by doing so they infringe the rights of another, as in the case of copyrights, (q.v.) when they may be enjoined. For any injury they may commit against the public or individuals they may be punished, either by indictment, or by a civil action at the suit of the party injured, when the injury has been committed against a private individual. Vide Const. of the U. S. Amend. art. 1, and Liberty of the Press.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Early methods inserted a few grams of loose inoculant into the sprue bottom or used a pressed inoculant bonded with wax or sodium silicate.
This new inoculant is a pressed and sintered block that forms a metallurgical bond between the individual inoculating particles.
The new inoculant delivery system uses a pressed and sintered block developed specifically for cast iron mold inoculation.
The pressed inoculant is produced in regular cylinder forms of 0.80-3.00 in.
As in the letterpress process, the image is pressed against paper in order to provide a printed image.
The plate is pressed against a thin rubber sheet called a blanket.
Former Senator Howard Baker, whose entire Washington career had been in Congress, is unique in that he was pressed into service to add his own prestige to a battered presidency.
To solve this problem, one nylon 66 BMW manifold is manufactured with inserts that are pressed into the thermoplastic after core melt-out.