paperweight


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a weight used to hold down a stack of papers

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PaperWeight technology is available under two packages, Standard and Custom.
Ayotte's talk is sponsored by the New England Paperweight Collectors Association.
Fire fighters believe the paperweight, which had been left in an upstairs conservatory, concentrated rays from the sun on to a pile of books and set them alight.
Apparently the air was a shade of blue after he received not one but two paperweights.
Karen, of Highfield Road, Attleborough, Nuneaton, said she was distraught that the paperweight had been stolen.
The first thing anyone stepping into a glass studio immediately picks up on is the heat -glass is cooked to around 1,300 degrees in roaring gas furnaces so it's a good job I have Okra Glass's Dean Hopkins on hand to guide me through the making of my own paperweight without melting my fingerprints off in the process.
In saying that, Ricky's a welterweight and wee James is a paperweight.
I WONDER if you could give me a valuation on what I believe to be a paperweight.
Heim, who kept the skull of a man he decapitated as a paperweight, is the most wanted Nazi war criminal still thought to be alive.
From glassmaker specialties to comments on what makes for value in a paperweight, this is a fine pick.
He is internationally known as the best paperweight artist alive.
This factory focussed primarily on art glass, but they did help out with paperweight production from the early 1970s to the 1990s.
Bomb disposal experts were called in after a grenade which had been used as a paperweight was handed in at a police station.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest glass paperweight -- a luminous orb of kaleidoscopic landscapes and underwater worlds encapsulated in glass -- was unveiled today at The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York.
As far as science goes: It makes a great paperweight.