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...
- Many paper size standards conventions have existed at different times and in different countries. Today, the A and B series of ISO 216, which includes...
- with wax paper or waxed paper, which is paper that has been impregnated with wax. Modern parchment paper is made by running sheets of paper pulp through...
- paper, or rags. Many kinds of paper are made from wood with nothing else mixed into them. This includes newspapers, magazines and even toilet paper....
- Paper Mario is a role-playing video game developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 home video game console. It was...
- The recycling of paper is the process by which waste paper is turned into new paper products. It has a number of important benefits besides saving trees...
- Play media Paper wasps are vespid wasps that gather fibers from dead wood and plant stems, which they mix with saliva, and use to construct water-resistant...
- Paper Boy ( పేపర్ బాయ్ ) is a romantic film, written and produced by Sampath Nandi, and directed by V. Jayashankarr. The leading actors are Santosh Sobhan...
- Paper chromatography is an analytical method used to separate colored chemicals or substances. It is primarily used as a teaching tool, having been replaced...
- Paper is a thin nonwoven material traditionally made from a combination of milled plant and textile fibres. It is primarily used for writing, artwork...
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