press together


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press together

To apply pressure to two or more people or things in order for them to be sealed or stuck close together. A noun or pronoun can be used between "press" and "together." We pressed our lips together in a passionate kiss. We use steel rollers to press together the various materials. The thronging crowd pressed Janet and me together for the duration of the train ride.
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press something together

to use pressure to close or unite things. He pressed his lips together and would say no more. Why are his lips pressed together so tightly?
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Press together firmly and then crimp the edges together by pinching all the way round between your thumb and forefinger.
Press together rmly and then crimp the edges together by pinching all the way round between your thumb and forenger.
The baby girl, named Chonalyn Sentino, weighed 2.8kg and was presented to the press together with her 27-year-old mother, Dailyn Cabigayan, at the hospital.
Between your legs there are two soft, cushiony things, also covered with hair, which press together when you're standing, so you can't see what's inside.
"But if you try and press as a single, then they are going to pass around you and, against Wigan, there were too many times when we didn't press together as a team.
She really wants him back but Rob is not interested in talking to her right now and that is certainly making things difficult for the plans on doing any press together for when 'Twilight' comes out.
Top with the other bread slice, and press together. Heat a butter knob in a frying pan, until foaming.
You can get all the press together, put on a tracksuit, try to pass the baton around and you'd understand the pressures and the accuracy which is needed.
End Run said he called the press together to "rub it in your face.
* Use of Nitinol-based elements to press together the ends of resected tissue, enabling natural reconnection and healing after removing a section as part of a surgery.
1 : to press together from the opposite sides or parts of : compress
Two sheets are heated together with a gap between them, and then opposing mold halves above and below the sheets press together as vacuum pulls each sheet into the corresponding mold.
Simply print the badge, peel away the liner, and press together. The technology provides a color change within a specific timeframe, so there is no risk of lost or uncollected badges being reused to access a facility.
Each pouch measures 95 x 135mm and has an easy to use, water-resistant, press together seal ensuring products are kept safe and dry.
Harlem's New Negro elders and the press together manufactured a "star system" that advanced the New Negro project.