press (something) onto (something else)

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press (something) onto (something else)

To apply pressure down on something against the surface of something else. He pressed the temporary tattoo onto his arm. He pressed the rubber stamp onto the form to give his official mark of approval
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press something onto something

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to put pressure on something and cause it to stick to the surface of something. I pressed the label onto the envelope and took it to the post office. I pressed on the label.
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When seating the wad, you must ensure that its seating punch is adjusted so that the wad is firmly pressed onto the propellant charge.
The die is then pressed onto the product to be stamped by application of high temperature and pressure.
Then the chunks are pressed onto trays, maintaining a uniform thickness.
One is a children's picture Bible by Johann Matthias Bansa, particularly interesting due to the copper engraving process, in which the image to be printed is "dug" into a copper plate and the resulting lines then take on the color which is pressed onto the paper.
When pressed onto the skin surface, the needles are able to cross the very outermost layer of the skin, which then creates microscopic pores, allowing the medicine to enter the body.
Ink is then applied and paper is pressed onto the surface, either by hand, brayer, or printing press.
Matic has looked a shadow of his former self this season, with poor decision making and a lack of movement resulting in more direct pressure being pressed onto an already shaky backline.
In a bayonet lock, the film is attached there with the dye coating and pressed onto the surface which is to be tested.
Zulfarhan sustained severe injuries, including burns on his body, believed to be from having a steam iron pressed onto his chest, hands and feet.
Glitter flake heat-transfer vinyl and screen-printed transfers are heat pressed onto the apparel by students who set up an assembly line to get the job done.
After Trump's rash decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, his supposed 'deal of the century' being pressed onto the PLO, and now his partial defunding of UNRWA, it is clear that the Palestinian people are being treated as diplomatic tools in a geopolitical game that is rigged against Palestinians.
In tribute to Chris, Ali and bandmate Scott wanted to raise PS900 to see their recording professionally mastered and pressed onto 400 CDs for Chris' family and friends.
The name of the "Locked grooves" series is coming from vinyl records, which has few second-long endless loop pressed onto them.
EZ-BoardWare Shield Cans are simply pressed onto pre-positioned surface mount EZ-Shield Clips forming a Faraday cage around sensitive ICs and electronic circuitry, saving expensive, labour-intensive secondary assembly and facilitating rework.