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
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Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper. For, there was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationery.
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. I suspect this rascal has often drawn poor old Puggy's face on blotting paper.
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Genuine honey does not get absorbed when poured on blotting paper, fake honey gets absorbed in blotting paper and leaves stains on a white piece of cloth.
Kate also reportedly always carries blotting paper, which is normally used to take care of excess oil or sweat on the face.
The pastry around the meat and potato pies, sulking on a shelf behind the bar in the old pub, could have doubled as blotting paper, if such a need had unexpectedly arisen.
The collection also features a variety of highlighters debuting her very own "Trophy Wife." 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. Together, they constitute a messy and protean economy that is instrumental to modernism's scenes of writing.
Blot away Get rid of oil by using blotting paper. These small patches of paper can mop up oil and sweat without wiping off your make up.