newsprint

noun news·print \ ˈnüz-ˌprint , ˈnyüz- \
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

Definition of newsprint

: paper made chiefly from groundwood pulp and used mostly for newspapers

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First Known Use of newsprint

1909

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  • : the thin paper that is used for newspapers



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