blotting paper

noun
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of blotting paper

: a spongy unsized paper for absorbing ink

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First Known Use of blotting paper

15th century


BLOTTING PAPER Defined for English Language Learners

blotting paper

noun

Definition of blotting paper for English Language Learners

  • : a soft, thick paper used to dry wet ink


BLOTTING PAPER Defined for Kids

blotting paper

noun blot·ting paper \ ˈblä-tiŋ- \

Definition of blotting paper for Students

: a soft spongy paper used to absorb wet ink

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