Definition of treeware in English:



  • [mass noun] Paper-based printed material, typically as contrasted with media that store or convey information electronically:

    ‘we have to ask whether online publishing will ever replace treeware’
    • ‘In fact, this file also includes every single strip I regularly ready in the treeware edition of The Boston Globe… so I've no real need to read the comics page when I finally come down for breakfast.’
    • ‘So much can happen in a month, and I blame that treeware glossy where I read about it.’
    • ‘Thursday calls for the obligatory post telling everyone what's in this week's treeware.’
    • ‘He mastered treeware, moved on to the analog technologies that the preceding generation created and then to the digital ones that sprung up in his lifetime.’
    documents, certificates, forms, letters, files, deeds, records, dossiers, diaries, archives, legal papers, paperwork, documentation
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