Definitions for "SHEFFIELD"
a steel manufacturing city in northern England famous for its cutlery industry
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in the north of England. It is so named because of its origins in a field on the River Sheaf that runs through the city. The city has grown from its largely industrial roots to encompass a wide economic base.
The Borough constituency of Sheffield was a parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom that existed from 1832 to 1885. Created by the Reform Act of 1832 the constituency encompassed the urban part of the town and parish (now city) of Sheffield, England; an area that had previously been represented by the Yorkshire constituency. The western, rural, parts of Upper Hallam and Ecclesall Bierlow, which were incorportated into Sheffield Town Borough in 1843, were not part of the Sheffield Parliamentary constituency.
Porosity - A method to measure the air permeability of paper by Tappy Method T547.
A test used to measure the smoothness of paper by measuring the rate of air-flow over the surface of the sheet. The lower the number, the smoother the sheet.