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basis weight

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(graphic arts)
The weight in pounds of 500 sheets of standard-size paper; certain sizes for a given class of paper are accepted as standard.
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After the initial days back at Bodymoor Heath, where basic weight and fitness tests are carried out on the players, the group will fly out to Portugal.
The plan followed the basic Weight Watchers point system and included foods like egg white omelets, chicken, chick peas, and shrimp skewers.
The following is basic weight reduction guidelines:
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At NAS Dallas, Texas, in May 1953 an AD-4 Skyraider set a load-carrying record when it was flown with 10,500 pounds of bombs on board, 3,000 pounds more than its basic weight.
Some coaches and athletes incorrectly believe that rate of force development is only relevant during ballistic movements, but not during basic weight training exercises (e.