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The process or craft of making paper.

pa′per·mak′er n.
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(Crafts) the art or action of making paper
(Crafts) that makes paper
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Noun1.papermaking - the craft of making paper
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
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