blotting paper


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blot·ting paper

(blŏt′ĭng)
n.
Absorbent paper used to blot a surface by soaking up excess ink.

blotting paper

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a soft absorbent unsized paper, used esp for soaking up surplus ink

blot′ting pa`per


n.
a soft, absorbent, unsized paper, used esp. to dry the ink on a piece of writing.
[1510–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blotting paper - absorbent paper used to dry inkblotting paper - absorbent paper used to dry ink  
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Translations
sací papír

blotting paper

[ˈblɒtɪŋˌpeɪpəʳ] Npapel m secante

blotting paper

[ˈblɒtɪŋˌpeɪpəʳ] ncarta assorbente, carta asciugante
References in classic literature ?
There is more sand there than you would use in twenty years as a substitute for blotting paper.
Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper.
The headmaster hesitated a moment, and then, idly drawing lines with a pencil on the blotting paper in front of him, went on.
Steadily, incessantly, each black splash grew and spread, shooting out ramifications this way and that, now banking itself against rising ground, now pouring swiftly over a crest into a new-found valley, exactly as a gout of ink would spread itself upon blotting paper.
If he can draw, he will draw absent-mindedly on blotting paper.
Fenty Beauty also released blotting powder and blotting paper as well as make up brushes.
One of my favourite pieces is the blotting paper, usually I'll grab a piece of toilet roll to take the shine off my face but now I'll proudly pull out my super chic Invisimatte Blotting Paper Dispenser.
Predictably unpredictable, its ebb and flow are accompanied by such ephemeral byproducts as the inkblot and blotting paper.
Limited Tenders are invited for Hand Made Blotting Paper And Tissue Roll
Our Chemistry Briefs section encompasses several innovations, including the creation of DipTreat, which uses blotting paper treated with seed extracts of the tropical plant Moringa oleifera to attract and kill E.
My grandfather sat at his huge desk with blotting paper and ink well.
Next, the children pressed the pulp straight down using a mesh, sponges and blotting paper which made them play the role of a 'paper press'.