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carbon paper

n.
A lightweight paper coated on one side with a dark waxy pigment, placed between two sheets of blank paper so that the bottom sheet will receive a copy of what is typed or written on the top sheet.

carbon paper

n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a thin sheet of paper coated on one side with a dark waxy pigment, often containing carbon, that is transferred by the pressure of writing or of typewriter keys onto the copying surface below. Often shortened to: carbon
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) another name for carbon tissue
3. (Photography) another name for carbon tissue

car′bon pa`per


n.
paper faced with a preparation of carbon or other material, used between two sheets of plain paper to copy on the lower sheet what is written or typed on the upper.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carbon paper - a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Translations
وَرَقَةُ كربون
kopírákkopírovací papír
karbonpapir
hiilipaperi
indigó
kalkipappír
indigo
karbon kağıdı

carbon paper

ncarta carbone

carbon

(ˈkaːbən)
an element occurring as diamond and graphite and also in coal etc.
carbon copy
a copy of writing or typing made by means of carbon paper.
carbon dioxide (daiˈoksaid)
a gas present in the air, breathed out by man and other animals.
carbon monoxide (məˈnoksaid)
a colourless, very poisonous gas which has no smell. Carbon monoxide is given off by car engines.
carbon paper
a type of paper coated with carbon etc which makes a copy when placed between the sheets being written or typed.
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Growth was seen in packaging containers, paper boards, carbon paper, cigarette paper and wallpaper.
Embroidered stocking YOU WILL NEED: Felt or boiled wool Scissors Dressmaker's carbon paper and pencil Red embroidery floss (thread) Cream embroidery floss (thread) Embroidery needle Needle and matching sewing thread Sewing machine Ribbon Step 1: Draw a stocking template and cut out the front and back pieces from the felt.
In the "Sans Titre" series, canvases are covered with carbon paper without text, just as in "Frames," 2000- (not in the exhibition), the borders of carpets are shown with their centers cut away.
The amount was in the form of sheets of carbon paper bearing the image of dollar notes.
Before his invention, copies were made either by using carbon paper when typing or by a mimeograph machine for large numbers of copies.
MATERIALS * Polyfoam scraps * Carbon paper * 9" x 12" mat board or sturdy cardboard * 9" x 12" newsprint * Inking surface * Water-based printer's ink * Wooden spoons * White or colored construction paper for the final print, approx.
A Revenue and Customs team found the pounds 5million haul in boxes lined with carbon paper in an attempt to evade detection by X-ray scanning equipment.
Pointing to the Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two as one shining example to follow, Judge Griffen wrote: "I do not understand why it makes sense for our appellate process, in which lawyers and judges no longer rely upon carbon paper, manual typewriters, and liquid paper for preparing briefs and opinions, to operate as if the Internet does not exist and word processing was science fiction.
1806: The first carbon paper was patented by Ralph Wedgewood.
His 40 years in Holmfirth touched on the wide range of his work, beginning with the early days using manual typewriters with carbon paper copies on which all the legal material was recorded.
This sensor system, which records nip width, renders obsolete time-consuming and inexact tools such as carbon paper and embossed foils.
Outthrows can include carbon paper, photographs and pressure-sensitive labels such as mailing labels.