Brittle paper (in rebinding): Paper that breaks when folded or crumpled. We don’t recommend regular rebinding this type of paper – we suggest visiting a conservator instead.

Buffered (Paper): Acid free and contains 2% calcium carbonate (or other compound) to act as a barrier to reduce future acid contamination.

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For other writing, printing, publishing, marketing lingo, check our glossaries at
http://www.gregathcomany.com/info/dictionary and
http://www.gregathcompany.com/info/dictionary/writers.html

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