Imperfect paper

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Imperfect paper sheets of poorer quality, as the two outside quires of a ream
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A shortened form of papyrus.

Usage

In literature:

The property of a paper is a matter of which most people have a very vague and imperfect knowledge.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, Issue 282, November 10, 1827" by Various
In repapering old rooms with imperfect ceilings it is easy to disguise this by using a paper with a small design in the same tone.
"The Art of Interior Decoration" by Grace Wood
Finally, the grounds are imperfectly illuminated at night with paper lanterns and the electric light.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 98, May 17, 1890." by Various
Here there were about a hundred MSS., but all imperfect; I found the 'Iliad' of Homer among them, but it was on paper.
"Visits To Monasteries in the Levant" by Robert Curzon
The paper is apparently the same, with the same tinting, from the imperfectly wiped plates.
"History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America" by John Kerr Tiffany
But the printing machine would have worked feebly and imperfectly without the paper machine.
"Knowledge is Power:" by Charles Knight
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In news:

Special Types of Mediums Rice paper is a very delicate medium with lots of natural imperfections that lend beauty and character to the painting.
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In science:

These rules can be quite complicated in some instances, and hence, due to human imperfection, lengthy pen and paper calculations are inherently prone to sloppiness errors.
A novel approach to symbolic algebra
This section devotes to the clarification of the differences between imperfect dense coding strategies presented in the literature and those proposed in this paper.
Optimal dense coding with arbitrary pure entangled states
In this paper, we have justified analytically the heuristic argument presented in the introduction to estimate the screening length in a system of uniformly distributed perfect or imperfect absorbers.
Distance traveled by random walkers before absorption in a random medium
For instance, perfect conclusive entanglement swapping via UD strategy has been studied in , and in a forthcoming paper we shall generalize this for an imperfect protocol accomplished via MC measurements.
Quantum teleportation via maximum-confidence quantum measurements
In this paper, we mainly focus on those imperfect processes whose distributions are slightly unpredictable due to many factors like the existence of external adversaries.
Efficiently Extracting Randomness from Imperfect Stochastic Processes
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