Definition of Onionskin

1. Noun. A thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies.

Exact synonyms: Flimsy
Generic synonyms: Typewriter Paper, Typing Paper
Derivative terms: Flimsy



Definition of Onionskin

1. n. A kind of thin translucent paper with a glossy finish.

Definition of Onionskin

1. Noun. A thin, strong, light, translucent paper; used especially for making carbon copies ¹

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Definition of Onionskin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onionskin

onion skinning
onion smut
onion stem
onion straw
onion straws
onion thrips
onion yellow-dwarf virus
onion yellow dwarf
onioned
onionier
onioniest
onioning
onionless
onionlike
onions
onionskin (current term)
onionskins
oniony
oniric
onirocritic
oniscoid
onium
oniums
onko-
onkus
onlap
onlapped
onlapping
onlaps
onlay

Literary usage of Onionskin

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1. Tariff Schedules: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of by Oscar Wilder Underwood (1913)
"We would respectfully suggest a lower duty on onionskin and imitation onionskin papers. The present duties on these papers are out of proportion to the ..."

2. Tariff Handbook by Committee on Ways and Means, United States, United States Dept. of the Treasury, Congress (1913)
"... whatever name known, and r, bond, record, tablet, typewriter, manifold, and onionskin and imitation onionskin papers calendered or uncal- ..."

3. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register for by Horace Greeley (1910)
"Japan paper and Imitation Japan paper by whatever name known, and ledger, bond, record, tablet, typewriter, manifold, and onionskin and Imitation onionskin ..."

4. Hand Book of the United States Tariff: Containing the Tariff Act of 1913 by Vandegrift, F.B., & Co, William Watson Rich, United States (1913)
"... Japan paper and imitation Japan paper, by whatever name known, and ledger, bond, record, tablet, typewriter, and onionskin and imitation onionskin ..."

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