Definition of Paper. Meaning of Paper. Synonyms of Paper

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Definition of Paper

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Carborundum cloth Carborundum cloth or paper paper . Cloth or paper covered with powdered carborundum.
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Poonah painting Poo"nah paint`ing [From Poona, in Bombay Province, India.] A style of painting, popular in England in the 19th century, in which a thick opaque color is applied without background and with scarcely any shading, to thin paper, producing flowers, birds, etc., in imitation of Oriental work. Note: Hence: Poonah brush, paper, painter, etc.
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Paper Pa"per, n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. ?. Cf. Papyrus.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be used in wrapping. It is made of rags, straw, bark, wood, or other fibrous material, which is first reduced to pulp, then molded, pressed, and dried. 2. A sheet, leaf, or piece of such substance. 3. A printed or written instrument; a document, essay, or the like; a writing; as, a paper read before a scientific society. They brought a paper to me to be signed. --Dryden. 4. A printed sheet appearing periodically; a newspaper; a journal; as, a daily paper. 5. Negotiable evidences of indebtedness; notes; bills of exchange, and the like; as, the bank holds a large amount of his paper. 6. Decorated hangings or coverings for walls, made of paper. See Paper hangings, below. 7. A paper containing (usually) a definite quantity; as, a paper of pins, tacks, opium, etc. 8. A medicinal preparation spread upon paper, intended for external application; as, cantharides paper. Note: Paper is manufactured in sheets, the trade names of which, together with the regular sizes in inches, are shown in the following table. But paper makers vary the size somewhat.
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Paper Pa"per, a. Of or pertaining to paper; made of paper; resembling paper; existing only on paper; unsubstantial; as, a paper box; a paper army.
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Paper Pa"per, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Papered; p. pr. & vb. n. Papering.] 1. To cover with paper; to furnish with paper hangings; as, to paper a room or a house. 2. To fold or inclose in paper. 3. To put on paper; to make a memorandum of. [Obs.]
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Fossil Fos"sil, a. [L. fossilis, fr. fodere to dig: cf. F. fossile. See Fosse.] 1. Dug out of the earth; as, fossil coal; fossil salt. 2. (Paleon.) Like or pertaining to fossils; contained in rocks, whether petrified or not; as, fossil plants, shells. Fossil copal, a resinous substance, first found in the blue clay at Highgate, near London, and apparently a vegetable resin, partly changed by remaining in the earth. Fossil cork, flax, paper, or wood, varieties of amianthus. Fossil farina, a soft carbonate of lime. Fossil ore, fossiliferous red hematite. --Raymond.

Meaning of Paper from wikipedia

- paper/sugar paper Cotton paper Fish paper (vulcanized fibres for electrical insulation) Inkjet paper Kraft paper Laid paper Leather paper Mummy paper...
- Paper size standards govern the size of sheets of paper used as writing paper, stationery, cards, and for some printed do****ents. The ISO 216 standard...
- Paper is a New York City-based independent magazine focusing on fashion, po****r culture, nightlife, music, art and film. Paper was founded in 1984 by...
- Tissue paper or simply tissue is a lightweight paper or, light crêpe paper. Tissue can be made from recycled paper pulp. The key properties of tissue...
- Paper chromatography is an analytical method used to separate coloured chemicals or substances. Erwin Chargaff credits in Weintraub's history of the man...
- A white paper (sometimes referred to as a white book) is a report or guide that informs readers concisely about a complex issue and presents the issuing...
- Paper is a thin nonwoven material traditionally made from a combination of milled plant and textile fibres. It is primarily used for writing, artwork...
- Paper is a thin, flat material produced by the compression of fibres. Paper(s) or The Paper may also refer to: Newspaper, a periodical publication Paper...
- greaseproof paper in baking as a disposable non-stick, grease resistant surface. It should not be confused with wax paper or waxed paper, which is paper that...
- A paper cut occurs when a piece of paper or other thin, sharp material slices a person's skin, often the upper part of the finger, and often the index...