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pressing

2 noun
     
pressing2
1 [countable] a thing or group of things, especially records or CDs, that have been made by pressing plastic or metal into shape:
The CD, released in October, sold out a first pressing of 1,500 in just four months.
2 [uncountable and countable] the act of pressing something:
The olives are heat treated during the second pressing.

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