from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See fine print.
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- n. fine print
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type
- n. material printed in small type
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My eyes need the aid of glasses by night, and with small print in the day also; my hearing is not quite so sensible as it used to be; no tooth shaking yet, but shivering and shrinking in body from the cold we now experience, my thermometer having been as low as 12x this morning.
This means trans fats, and while the label does state in small print “Adds a trivial amount of fat,” if you end up using two or three servings at once and multiply that by four or five cups of coffee a day … you are consuming significant trans fats in addition to calories.