Definition of Blotting paper

1. Noun. Absorbent paper used to dry ink.

Exact synonyms: Blotter
Generic synonyms: Paper
Derivative terms: Blot



Definition of Blotting paper

1. Noun. Absorbent paper used to dry ink. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blotting Paper

blotchiness
blotching
blotchings
blotchy
blote
blotless
blots
blotted
blotted out
blotter
blotters
blottesque
blottier
blottiest
blotting
blotting paper (current term)
blottings
blotto
blotty
bloubok
blouboks
blouse
bloused
blouseless
blouselike
blouses
blousier
blousiest
blousily
blousing

Literary usage of Blotting paper

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1855)
"The blotting-paper, with its adhering film upwards, is then to be placed on a porcelain slab, which has been previously wetted with distilled water, ..."

2. The Microscope: An Introduction to Microscopic Methods and to Histology by Simon Henry Gage (1920)
"(b) With a series of 10/i sections to be made into a model 100 times enlarged, and with blotting paper of fa mm. or 900/1 thickness, each section must be ..."

3. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... of the leaf on which drops oi liquid are found, which are rapidly renewed on being removed with blotting paper. It is curious that precisely the same ..."

4. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... which might act as a sort of blotting-paper to the wound when it is open enough, but would hardly be recommended by physicians as an antidote. ..."

5. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by Gerhard Richard Lomer, John William Cunliffe (1915)
"To follow ture: all the rest is exactly like used-up ancient precedent line for line had become blotting paper — which perhaps it is. Ia religion. ..."

6. Wilson's Photographics: A Series of Lessons, Accompanied by Notes, on All by Edward Livingston Wilson (1881)
"Have ready as many sheets of thick blotting-paper as there are sheets of paper to ... Lay the sheet on the blotting- paper, and place another sheet of ..."

7. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"Blotting-paper. The use to which this material can be put was discovered by mere accident. One day early in the nineteenth century, ordinary paper was being ..."

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