Paper weight

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any object used as a weight to prevent loose papers from being displaced by wind, or otherwise.

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I followed them to my study, and found lying on my writing-table still, with the selenite paper weight upon it, the sheet of work I had left on the afternoon of the opening of the cylinder.
Then he read them again and placed the document beneath a paper weight in front of him.
At my center, we put a paper weight chart in each patient's room, recorded in pounds, so that patients can track their weight fluctuations themselves.
Hewer, who is Lord Alan Sugar's sidekick on The Apprentice, told David he was a 'worthy winner' before presenting Chris with a coveted Countdown Tea Pot, glass paper weight and Oxford English Dictionary.
8" - 14") Paper Weight Standard Tray and Bypass Tray; 16 - 40 lb.
Figure 6 demonstrates changes in paper weight after 5 and 60 min in water as compared to the initial weight of non-soaked paper dried at 105[degrees]C.
For this fourth edition, the size of the book has been reduced through reductions in paper weight, font size, and page margins.
The council is running a monthly Paper Weight contest with pounds 500 for the school putting the most paper per pupil in designated recycling bins.
Paper weight: A paper weight of 14 to 26 pounds is recommended.
For example, tissue grades typically use low amounts of starch or no starch while fine printing and writing papers can use up to 10% starch by paper weight.
A personal injury lawyer at the Great Charles Street practice in Birmingham, she was presented with a pounds 1,000 holiday voucher by award sponsors Title Research, and a certificate and crystal engraved paper weight to commemorate her achievement.
Goathland recycled the most paper ( judged on paper weight per pupil ( so that competition between large and small schools is very fair.