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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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A change in furnish composition can create problems attaining pulp quality targets.
Rising energy costs have hit pulp and paper companies particularly hard as electricity accounts for approximately 30 per cent of their operating costs," said NOACC president Barry Streib in a statement.
The duplex and triplex furnishes include about 10% virgin pulp and 90% recycled fiber and broke.
Globally, pulp for paper and other uses is taking an increasing share of all wood production, from 40 percent in 1998 to nearly 60 percent over the next 50 years.
Our aim in the present study was to investigate further the link between pulp mill effluent exposure and male-biased sex ratios of the eelpout.
DuPont initiated studies to define a method to disperse para-aramid pulp into rubber, and this effort led to development of a unique new technology platform for dispersing pulp into an elastomer matrix.
However, he adds, because the test data show that this system can also destroy chlorinated organic chemicals, any contaminants that do form might be purged by simply recycling the contaminated wastewater -- minus the pulp -- through the electrolytic cell.
The market pulp section also analyses imports and exports, by country/region, and the sources of pulp used in the Russian pulp and paper industry.
But the best pulp can only result from our combined efforts.
The Canadian pulp and paper industry has embarked on a three-year national communications program to better inform the public about the industry, particularly with regard to its environmental performance.
Over the next 16 months, EPA will also investigate technologies that could reduce dioxin in pulp bleaching.