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Natural   A term to describe papers that have a color similar to that of wood; also called cream, off-white or ivory.  
Negative   Film that contains the same images as the original print, except that all colors and shades are reversed. Reference, positive.  
Negatives   Also referred to as "negs" or "film".  
Newsprint   A light, low cost groundwood paper made especially for newspapers. Reference groundwood.  
Nominal weight   When the basis weight of paper differs from the actual weight, the term nominal weight is used.  

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