In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in letterpress)placa de presión feminine
- The first power-driven platen press was developed about 1822.
- Expect to spend at least a grand on one, if not more, depending on the size of the heat element and platen.
- The pressman pulled on the bar, causing the platen to press the tympan on the inked type and taking the impression.
- Its 207-ton moving platen is the third largest nodular iron casting in the world.
- All these prototypes were shaped into panels of various commercial thicknesses with a steam-heated platen press.
2(roller in typewriter)carro masculine
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