metallic paper


Definition of metallic paper

  1. 1 :  paper so coated (as with lime, whiting, and size) that marks made on it with a metal point are indelible

  2. 2 :  paper coated with finely flaked metal to give the effect of a metallic surface

  3. 3 :  paper to which a metallic foil has been laminated —called also foil, foil paper

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