Definition of Paper thin
1. Adjective. Thin as paper. "Her blouse was paper thin"
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Literary usage of Paper thin
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1. Report 1- (1870)
"A paper thin folio volume, containing a statement of account by Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, as acting executor to Lady Margaret, of moneys paid in part of ..."
2. Principles and Practice of Modern Otology by John Finch Barnhill, Ernest deWolfe Wales (1911)
"This \vall may be paper thin to 5 mm. in thickness. ... This wall may be paper thin or, through lack of development, it may be perforated (see Fig. 37). ..."
3. Teachers College Record by Columbia University. Teachers College (1900)
"$1.25 per 100 sheets " 35 " 24"x38" .50 " " Cover " 50 " 22" x 28" . . i.io " " " Colored coated paper, thin, 6" x 9" .60 ' White paste, obtainable in tubes ..."
4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"... prolonged beating, hard calendering, coating and especially the addition of barytes to the coating mixture, all tend to make the paper thin for weight. ..."
5. The Life of James McNeill Whistler by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Joseph Pennell (1908)
"... some thin textureless transfer paper, thin as tissue paper, which delighted him, though it was difficult to work on. When he was doing the Mallarme, ..."
6. Paper Technology: An Elementary Manual on the Manufacture, Physical by Robert Walter Sindall (1906)
"A special tissue paper, thin, strong, unsized, but usually glazed. Buff Japanese paper is specially suited for this purpose. Cork. ..."