deckle definition

  • noun:
    • A frame used in making paper yourself to make report pulp into sheets of a desired dimensions.
    • A deckle edge.
    • A paper-making tool which restricts the pulp, and therefore the dimensions of the ensuing paper.
    • The fattier point-cut end of a brisket of meat.
    • A separate slim wood frame accustomed form the edge of a hand mold, or a curb of India rubber or other product which rests on, and forms the side of, the mildew in a paper machine and determines the width of paper.
    • In paper-making: at hand paper-making, a rectangular frame laid upon the line mold which the paper-pulp is put, to confine it within the limitations of the required measurements of sheet; in machine paper-making, a belt of linen and caoutchoue put on either side of the apron, to keep the pulp from distributing out laterally and making the report larger than is desired.
    • The rough or raw edge of report; especially, the ragged edge of handmade report, made by the deckle.
    • (report creating) a-frame used to develop paper pulp into sheets
    • rough edge remaining by a deckle on handmade paper or produced artificially on machine-made paper

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