slip-sheet

1 of 2

verb

slip-sheeted; slip-sheeting; slip-sheets

transitive verb

: to insert slip sheets between (newly printed sheets)

slip sheet

2 of 2

noun

: a sheet of paper placed between newly printed sheets to prevent offsetting

Word History

Etymology

Noun

slip entry 1

First Known Use

Verb

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slip-sheet was in 1903

Dictionary Entries Near slip-sheet

slip sheet

slip-sheet

slip-shelled

Cite this Entry

“Slip-sheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slip-sheet. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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