writing paper

noun

Definition of writing paper 

: paper that is usually finished with a smooth surface and sized and that can be written on with ink

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No two days are alike for Stroeve, who splits her time between poring over computer data, presenting findings at conferences or to policymakers, writing papers, and of course, heading out to the field to collect observations. Hans Aschim, Harper's BAZAAR, "Three Women in Science Who Broke the Glass Ceiling," 5 Oct. 2018 In the 1970s, Joe wrote papers by hand or on a typewriter. Jim Stingl, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Stingl: Marquette University dropout in 1974 finally went back and is graduating at age 65," 18 May 2018 Asher Potts was a blood-and-bones individual who had to show up for high school every day to read the whiteboards, march in formation, write papers, take tests, lead food drives, draft admissions essays, and win scholarships. Daniel Riley, GQ, "The Great High School Impostor," 1 May 2018 With its one-year agreement, the district will receive $45 per ton for sorted office mixed white and colored ground wood-free paper or $100 per ton for printed sheets or shavings of white ledger, bond, writing paper free of treatment or coatings. John Benson, cleveland.com, "Parma City Schools starts new era of paper recycling throughout district," 16 Apr. 2018 This logo went everywhere: writing paper, sheets, carpets, fabrics, notepads, umbrellas, biscuit tins, aprons. India Hicks, Town & Country, "India Hicks on Growing Up with Her Father, Famed English Designer David Hicks," 4 Apr. 2017 On her website, Distributed UFO Research Repository, Alaska, Wright has been gathering cases, writing papers and coming up with projects to help expand knowledge about UFOs based around solid reporting. Laurel Andrews, Alaska Dispatch News, "Have you seen something in the sky you can’t explain? This Alaska UFO researcher wants to hear about it.," 1 Oct. 2017 The two began studying wind chill and wrote papers about their findings, drawing the attention of both the United States and Canadian governments in 2001. Amisha Padnani, New York Times, "Maurice Bluestein, Who Modernized the Wind Chill Index, Dies at 76," 14 Sep. 2017

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1548, in the meaning defined above

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writing paper

noun

English Language Learners Definition of writing paper

: paper of good quality used for writing letters, notes, etc.

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