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1(paper)papel de prensa masculinethey're giving a lot of newsprint to the dispute — están corriendo ríos de tinta sobre el conflicto
- Even scented candles or fresh newsprint are triggers for some people with asthma.
- Newspapers owned wharves for newsprint and were port employers in their own right at that time, so they had a direct link with our dispute.
- The all familiar contours and figures in black and white come with the fresh smell of newsprint and stay forever fresh in the mind.
- Then when we were all satisfied with the composition, they drew the size they wanted on newsprint.
- As a bonus, newsprint leaves a dirt-resistant film so your windows will stay clean longer.
- In the acres of newsprint and hours of film footage devoted over the past week to the Queen Mother not even a passing mention has been made of her first cousin.
- Despite a shortage of newsprint, newspapers and magazines continued to be published in every country during the war years.
- Countless words filled endless miles of newsprint on the subject.
- The increase is necessitated by the recent substantial rise in production costs, particularly of newsprint.
- We'll miss the smell of wet ink on newsprint and the whir of the giant presses beneath our feet but not a great deal else about the Black Lubiyanka.
- The company is engaged in the making of newsprint, which is primarily recycled paper.
- Lesson One in printing on cheap newsprint is surely never to print black type over a highly coloured background.
- There was certainly more newsprint used on the subject than the clothing material used on the ramp by all the designers combined.
- And all with a few simple lines on a few square centimetres of newsprint.
- He was writing sample topics on a piece of newsprint that was taped to shelves stuffed with law books.
- All of these photographs are presented not in frames on the wall, but printed on newsprint in cheap tabloid form.
- Bob Moses stands at the front of the spare white room, taping sheets of newsprint to a flip chart.
- On each of them Tompkins has stuck a number of sheets of creased, off-white paper, similar in quality to newsprint.
- So if we could separate out the house buying, the car buying, the changing of jobs, we would save eight million kilos a year of newsprint.
- They place samples of wood-based newsprint in sealed glass tubes and put the tubes in an oven.
2(ink)tinta de periódico feminine
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