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A document that is filed or introduced in evidence in a lawsuit, as in the phrases papers in the case and papers on appeal.

Any written or printed statement, including letters, memoranda, legal or business documents, and books of account, in the context of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects the people from unreasonable searches and seizures with respect to their "papers" as well as their persons and houses.

In the context of accommodation paper and Commercial Paper, a written or printed evidence of debt.

See: blank, certificate, document, form, instrument, pandect
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Control was established as preliminary test to check the termiticidal function of extracts with distilled water filter papers.
Before the process of welding the filter paper is having the weightage of 2.
In Schirmer's test I, a 5 x 35 mm strip of filter paper of which 5 x 5 mm is kept in lower conjunctival sac at junction of middle twothird and lateral one-third and the wetting was noted.
Concerns include sample volume, humidity, hematocrit, chromatographic effects (homogeneity), paper compression, specific analyte recovery, elution efficiency, blood sample source, anticoagulant, and filter paper performance characteristics (5, 8, 9).
A filter paper is sandwiched between two bigger size protective filter papers.
No feces were recovered from arenas containing filter paper, although liquid fecal material was apparent from dark spots on the paper.
Ageing of filter paper which is made from virgin fibres only and doesn't contain other components (additives like fillers and pigments) is a good example of breaking bonds in paper.
This study attempted to develop a rapid PCR diagnosis procedure using milk samples collected on filter paper disks.
The purpose of this paper was to examine the surfactants influence on the optical characteristics of filter paper made only from virgin fibres and of photocopy paper made from recycled fibres.
Blood spotted on filter paper has been found to be suitable in large scale population screening programmes (2-4).
Now we'll "spot" the colours onto the filter paper.