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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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Translations
وَرَقَةُ كربون
kopírákkopírovací papír
karbonpapir
hiilipaperi
indigó
kalkipappír
indigo
karbon kağıdı

carbon paper

ncarta carbone
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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