metallic paper

noun

Definition of metallic paper

1 : paper so coated (as with lime, whiting, and size) that marks made on it with a metal point are indelible
2 : paper coated with finely flaked metal to give the effect of a metallic surface
3 : paper to which a metallic foil has been laminated

called also foil, foil paper

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“Metallic paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metallic%20paper. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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