newsprint newsprint  /ˈnuz ˌprɪnt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) cheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers

Usage(s):

  1. For more than ten years, newspapers all over the world have felt the squeeze of newsprint shortages.
  2. Chemist Charles Holmes Herty has been talking for several years about making fine white newsprint paper from young slashpine, of which Southern States have 10,000,000 acres.
  3. In 1924, North America produced 2,900,000 tons of newsprint paper a new high record for all time.

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  1. "I like the look and feel of newsprint as much as anyone," Murdoch said. "But our real business isn't printing on dead trees. It's giving our readers great journalism and great judgment."
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Rupert Murdoch Source: Washington Post

  2. "They seem to have got it all out of proportion," Galloway said in an interview with Channel 4 television. "There are so many things happening in the world and they seem to have been devoting acres of newsprint to a reality TV show."
    on Jan 26, 2006 By: George Galloway Source: Pravda

  3. The combination with South Carolina-headquartered Bowater is in the best interests of stockholders in "the current market environment - and here I'm talking about newsprint prices being down significantly, the Canadian dollar being up significantly,...
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: Pierre Lacroix Source: Brandon Sun

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