oilpaper


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oil·pa·per

 (oil′pā′pər)
n.
Paper that is soaked in oil to make it transparent and water-resistant.

oilpaper

(ˈɔɪlpeɪpə)
n
paper soaked in oil to make it translucent and waterproof
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Noun1.oilpaper - paper that has been made translucent and waterproof by soaking in oil
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
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Using a large, light-filtering oilpaper screen to delineate an alternate internal boundary and to determine the gallery atmosphere, Killeather had once again installed a dominant room-within-a-room, though in this case visitors were welcomed into it.
Purkait, "Investigation of polarization and depolarization current measurements for the assessment of oilpaper insulation of aged transformers," IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol.
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