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addaword.gifdefinition of dead tree press

(also dead tree newspapers)
printed newspapers, as opposed to digital ones
Douglas has another neat example of how dead tree newspapers have been left behind by technological change.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/08/2012 14:15:00
Definition of dead tree press from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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