Pronunciation: (dek'ul), [key]
n. Papermaking.
1. a board, usually of stainless steel, fitted under part of the wire in a Fourdrinier machine for supporting the pulp stack before it is sufficiently formed to support itself on the wire.
2. See deckle edge. Also,deckel.

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deckingdeckle edge
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