often attributive
: a strong paper or cardboard made from wood pulp produced from wood chips boiled in an alkaline solution containing sodium sulfate

Examples of kraft in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hand-poured in Mississippi, the candle is housed in a thick glass and comes in a kraft box. Melanie Fincher, Southern Living, 9 Sep. 2023 Originally created by graphic designer Massimo Vignelli, the iconic kraft paper carryall with its rounded font debuted in 1973, and became a status symbol among stylish shoppers. Danielle Directo-Meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Sep. 2023 Cut an apple leaf from green kraft paper, then use an X-Acto knife to decorate edges and a bone folder tool to create veins. Sarah Zlotnick, Country Living, 22 Aug. 2023 Cut out a silhouette of a witch from black kraft paper. Charlyne Mattox, Country Living, 9 Aug. 2023 Use kraft paper to create a pattern the size of the pillow form. Lacey Howard, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Aug. 2023 Complete the harvest theme with burlap and kraft paper accents and fresh herbs. Molly Miller, House Beautiful, 29 July 2023 Then in 1884, word arrived that a German chemist, Carl Dahl, had perfected his kraft process, which was a vast improvement on time-consuming hand-pulping methods. Matthew Shaer, New York Times, 28 Nov. 2022 Start with a roll of white kraft paper along with markers, crayons, and/or paints—you'll be shocked at how much fun your kiddos can have with just the basics! 49. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, 17 Mar. 2020 See More

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Word History


German, literally, strength, from Old High German — more at craft

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kraft was in 1906

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Cite this Entry

“Kraft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kraft. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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