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1Relating to or constituting archives.‘the club maintains an archival research library’
- ‘Archival institutions have been closed or downsized, resulting in a shortage of qualified people to sift through the accumulated documentation.’
- ‘Wilson's analysis here is very thorough and based on her own, previously published archival research.’
- ‘New and archival photographs of Mies buildings are presented along with related paintings, sculptures, and films.’
- ‘No other archival data could be recovered from school records to compare those students who were absent, suspended, or expelled with those present during testing.’
- ‘Each house has been restored to a different period in the courtyard's history, with the help of archaeological and archival information.’
- ‘There remains the question as to whether archival evidence can help to resolve the issue of the painter's identity.’
- ‘The use of multiple informants and sources of data includes teacher reports and archival records.’
- ‘The exhumation of several archival recordings sheds light on another dimension in Cale's chameleonic nature.’
- ‘He conducted archival research at the Folger Library, which reportedly houses the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works.’
- ‘What one does with the archival information is always guided, if only unconsciously at times, by the theories of Chinese medicine.’
- 1.1 (of a material such as paper) of suitable quality to be used in archives.‘the illustrations are printed with archival inks that will last about 70 years’
- ‘Both companies produce archival-quality optical disks.’
- ‘All mounted panels have a reversible archival adhesive so art can be removed at any time in the future.’
- ‘The same precision and caution should govern the use of the term "archival" in relation to ink-jet prints.’
- ‘Plants generally are flattened, dried, and glued to reinforcing archival paper.’
- ‘Output is printed on archival watercolor paper.’
- ‘With the transition to digital imaging and the use of archival pigmented inks, sepia toning is done these days almost exclusively for aesthetic reasons.’
- ‘She would attach newly repaired sections of the book on an antique wooden frame and, using archival linen thread, sew the pages back into a text block.’
- ‘Place all folders into acid-free, archival-quality document boxes.’
- ‘Non-archival paper is placed in archival sleeves.’
- ‘It is the only company to offer archival fabric mats.’
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