Definition of tracing paper
: a semitransparent paper for tracing drawings; also : a thin paper containing a clothing pattern to be transferred to fabric (as through carbon paper) by tracing
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TRACING PAPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tracing paper for English Language Learners
: a very thin kind of paper that you can see through and use to trace a design, picture, etc.
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