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deckle


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deckle  \Dec"kle\,  n.  [Cf.  G.  deckel  cover,  lid.]  (Paper  Making) 
  A  separate  thin  wooden  frame  used  to  form  the  border  of  a 
  hand  mold,  or  a  curb  of  India  rubber  or  other  material  which 
  rests  on  and  forms  the  edge  of  the  mold  in  a  paper  machine 
  and  determines  the  width  of  the  paper.  [Spelt  also  {deckel}, 
  and  {deckle}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deckle 
  n  1:  rough  edge  left  by  a  deckle  on  handmade  paper  or  produced 
  artificially  on  machine-made  paper  [syn:  {deckle  edge}] 
  2:  (paper  making)  a  frame  used  to  form  paper  pulp  into  sheets 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  deckle  /dek'l/  n.  [from  dec-  and  {nybble};  the  original 
  spelling  seems  to  have  been  `decle']  Two  {nickle}s;  10  bits.  Reported 
  among  developers  for  Mattel's  GI  1600  (the  Intellivision  games  processor), 
  a  chip  with  16-bit-wide  RAM  but  10-bit-wide  ROM.  See  {nybble}  for  other 
  such  terms. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  deckle 
 
  /dek'l/  (From  "dec-"  and  "{nibble}";  the  original  spelling 
  seems  to  have  been  "decle")  Two  {nickle}s;  10  {bit}s. 
  Reported  among  developers  for  {Mattel}'s  {GI  1600}  (the 
  {Intellivision}  games  processor),  a  chip  with  16-bit  wide 
  {RAM}  but  10-bit  wide  {ROM}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1994-11-23) 
 
 




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