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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small, heavy object of glass, metal, etc., placed on documents to keep them from scattering. .

Usage examples (35)
  • Someone had picked up the glass paperweight from the table and smashed it to pieces on the hearth-stone.
  • From that point on, the card has been a "paperweight" - literally-and those treasured photos were completely lost.
  • The paperweight is a great little something for father's day.
  • Ten million and you have a ubiquitous communications network into which your "paperweight" is now a hugely valuable doorway. for more
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