paper layer

paper layer

One who writes bad or dishonored checks, especially out of habit or as a criminal profession. Sometimes hyphenated. Apparently there's been a paper layer passing through the state, depositing bad checks on Fridays and then skipping town before the banks are open on Monday. He was a paper-layer for a while back in college. Nothing too serious, mostly just did it to pay for groceries or school supplies when he was low on cash.
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The paper layer, which represents the bulk of the container in terms of top-load strength, has a thickness of about 400 micrometers.
There's something about the act of touching the pen, getting messy, piling paper layer upon layer upon layer--in the end, [the drawing] comes out the way you want it.
Toilet paper layer number 1, 2 or 3 layers - 19 cm, min.
A parchment layer and a paper layer left his collection between 1939 and 1943, and four frames (two frisket sheets and two proof sheets) were auctioned in 1943.
Spread a layer of PVA over the paper layer to seal it in - it dries clear, don't worry!
When a person touches the paper layer, the amount of charge in the paper goes up - just like it does on a glass or plastic touchscreen.
* Production waste (off-cuts and punch-outs) of polystyrene with a heat-sealed metallised paper layer.
Students then folded up the top tracing paper layer. They placed the white fine drawing under the second sheet and traced the middle ground and all of its objects.
The sheet was finally unfolded, torn into pieces and glued onto the paper layer. The brown paper coating was followed by a third layer, made of pieces of thin paper, spread with glue and laid down in the cast.
Beneath them is the paper layer, which with some application of steam and a bagful of determination, can just about be peeled off, leaving pools of water everywhere and large globules of unpleasant wallpaper glue.
So now we have a paper layer represented by the oil futures price, a "wet layer" for physical oil trading worldwide mostly influenced by the first layer, and a green layer which could become a dominant force in the next decade.
Using all the design data, including a shrinkage allowance of a projected part, the special LOM slice software employs the STL computer file to create the individual 2-D computer sections that make up each laminated paper layer of the physical model.
The first is a paper layer to filter out larger particles, whilst the second is made from electrostatically-charged micro fibres which filter the smallest particles.
Now, according to Rodriguez, the paper layer (i.e., speculation) is adding about $8/barrel to the real physical layer of the oil price.
Gradually, layer upon paper layer and school after school, the River Book story was told.