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1[mass noun] A standard European size of paper, 420 × 297 mm:[as modifier] ‘A3 posters’
- ‘Attached to the piece was a sheet of A3 paper folded in half so as to resemble an open magazine.’
- ‘The leaflets, A3 in size, were handed over to the council.’
- ‘The farmers' market takes place every fortnight and Mrs Lupton said they have put up yellow A3 posters for the last year.’
- 1.1 A3 paper:‘a prospectus printed on A3’
- ‘I hadn't yet worked out that you can fold A3 in half and make it into double the amount of A4.’
- ‘The 250MHz processor and standard 32MB allows the 8150 to rip through even complex graphics jobs and it can print up to 1,200x1,200 dots per inch on A3 or A4.’
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