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[pey-per-mey-ker] /ˈpeɪ pərˌmeɪ kər/
a person or thing that makes paper.
1565-75; paper + maker
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papermaking, noun Unabridged
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  • Paper sizes in the beginning of western papermaking, paper size was fairly standard.
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formation of a matted or felted sheet, usually of cellulose fibres, from water suspension on a wire screen. Paper is the basic material used for written communication and the dissemination of information. In addition, paper and paperboard provide materials for hundreds of other uses, such as wrapping, packaging, toweling, insulating, and photography.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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