Paperweight

A paperweight is a small solid object which is placed on top of papers to keep the papers from blowing in the breeze. Paper, due to its light weight and aerodynamic shape, has a tendency to move easily when pushed by a slight breeze, which can create disorder on a work surface. Due to its greater density and compact shape relative to paper, a pape...
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Paperweight

• (n.) See under Paper, n.
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paperweight

(from the article `Baccarat glass`) Baccarat began production of paperweights in 1846. Although they exhibited virtually all techniques of ornamental glassmaking, including millefiori, ...
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paperweight

noun a weight used to hold down a stack of papers
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Paperweight

[book] Paperweight is a collection of writings by Stephen Fry, first published in the United Kingdom in 1992. The book contains a wide selection of Fry`s journalism, including comment pieces, reviews and criticism. There are transcripts of several radio performances, including 22 appearances from BBC Radio 4`s Loose Ends show in the charact...
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Paperweight

Pa'per·weight` noun See under Paper , noun
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paperweight

The earliest glass paperweights were made in Italy and bohemia c1843, but the most ornate and valuable examples were made in France at baccarat, clichy and st louis.
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paperweight

[n] - a weight used to hold down a stack of papers
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