dead tree edition ⇝

dead tree

<publication, jargon>

Paper.

Use of this term emphasises the waste of natural resources and limited features available from the printed form of a document compared with an electronic rendition.

E.g. "I read the dead tree edition of the Guardian on the train".

See also tree-killer.

Last updated: 1999-11-03

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