white book

white book

noun
an official report issued by a government, usually bound in white.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English

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white book
 
n
an official government publication in some countries

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White Book

n.
1. Syn. {K&R}.
2. Adobe's fourth book in the PostScript series, describing the previously-secret format of Type 1 fonts; "Adobe Type 1 Font Format, version 1.1", (Addison-Wesley, 1990, ISBN 0-201-57044-0). See also Red Book, Green Book, Blue Book.
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1. K&R.
2. The fourth book in Adobe Systems, Inc.'s PostScript series, describing the previously-secret format of Type 1 fonts. The other three official guides are known as the Blue Book, the Green Book, and the Red Book.
["Adobe Type 1 Font Format, version 1.1", Addison-Wesley, 1990 (ISBN 0-201-57044-0)].
3. White book CD-ROM.
[Jargon File]
(1996-12-03)
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