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hand-made paper

hand-made paper  

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Paper formed using a mould and deckle, with a mesh at the bottom on which a wet fibre mat forms following drainage of water. After this process, the wet mat ...
Japanese paper

Japanese paper  

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A thin, smooth, lightweight, high-quality paper or tissue, generally hand-beaten and hand-formed from very long-fibred pulp, which produces a sheet of exceptionally high strength, porosity, and ...
machine-made paper

machine-made paper  

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Paper manufactured on a machine where the fibre suspension drains through a continuously moving mesh; it is then pressed, dried, and reeled into a continuous web. The motion causes preferential ...
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Not worth the paper it is written on of no value or validity despite having been written down.paper over the cracks use a temporary expedient, or to create a mere semblance of order. The phrase is a ...
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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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29 words

Change in lateral dimensions of a paper sheet caused by moisture loss. *Machine-made papers always shrink more in the cross-web

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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33 words

The reduction in size which can occur over time in some painting *canvases due to the presence of moisture; this can cause ...

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