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Remove ink from (paper being recycled).
- ‘To deink these higher grades of paper, a new generation of deinking mills has recently begun operation in the US and Canada.’
- ‘By 1990, we'd convinced the paper industry to make massive investments in deinking and recycled pulp, but then the environmental movement disappeared on that issue.’
- ‘In the future newsprint will be deinked, and reused several times until the level of fiber drops to an unusable level.’
- ‘Demand-side policy induced new newsprint deinking entries, allowed mills to acquire larger market shares of ONP, and led to greater input price distortion levels.’
- ‘In the South, larger input price distortions occurred in the period 1991-1995 as the number of deinking mills owned by newsprint mills increased and their market shares of ONP input grew.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.