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paper
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 13
1. Of or pertaining to paper; made of paper; resembling paper; existing only on paper; unsubstantial; as, a paper box; a paper army.
Part of Speech: noun
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.
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. A paper containing ( usually) a definite quantity; as, a paper of pins, tacks, opium, etc.
7. A medicinal preparation spread upon paper, intended for external application; as, cantharides paper.
8. Decorated hangings or coverings for walls, made of paper. See hangings, below.
9. Cloth or covered with powdered carborundum.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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.
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