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<publication, jargon> Paper.

Use of this term emphasises the waste of natural resources and limited features available from the printed form of a document compared with an electronic rendition.

E.g. "I read the dead tree edition of the Guardian (http://guardian.co.uk/) on the train".

See also tree-killer.


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