Definitions for "Bristol"
A heavy paper used for printing. The paper's thickness can range from 6 points or higher.
In papermaking, a heavyweight paper used for printed materials that will be frequently handled such as posters, folders, announcements, direct mail pieces, and invitations.
A paper with a basis weight of 90# -120# but generally not as heavy as cover. Bristol papers are great for folders, index cards and covers and postcards.
A seaport city in the west of England.
an industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon
Bristol is a city, unitary authority and ceremonial county in South West England, 115 miles (185 km) west of London and between the cities of Bath, Gloucester and Newport.
The Bristol F2B Fighter was a considerable fighter withstanding severe punishment. 5252 were built and served with 14 foreign air forces. First flown: 9 September 1916 Engine: 275hp Rolls-Royce Falcon III V12, or any one of another 16 engines ranging in power from 120 to 400hp. Dimensions: Wingspan 11.9 m , Length 7.9 m , Height 2.98 m Performance: Maximum speed 125 mph , Service ceiling 20000 feet. Armament: One 0.303in Vickers machine gun fixed on top centreline with synchronising gear, one or two 0.303in Lewis mounted on Scarff ring on rear seat, plus up to twelve 20lb bombs. This particular Boxkite is a replica that was originally made for the film "Those magnificent men in their flying machines". It is still flown by the Shuttleworth collection. Bristol Blenheim a WWII light bomber. Initially designed as an executive transport aircraft carrying 6 passengers plus a pilot and designated Type 142. With retractable undercarriage and stressed skin it was capable of 240mph, outperforming all of the fighters in service with the RAF in 1935. If you would like to see more pictures our photographic library is available on cd. Search for Bristol books on