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Definition of Paperiness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Paperiness
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1. Trends in Japanese Textile Technology by John E. Berkowitch (2000)
"The drapability of these garments contrasts with the relative stiffness and paperiness of the functionally equivalent Gore-Tex counterparts that pioneered ..."
2. Woollen Spinning: A Text-book for Students in Technical Schools and Colleges by Charles Vickerman (1894)
"... and hence arises the stiffness, the paperiness, and the tenderness of our present - day woollen fabrics; whereas a properly-constructed thread makes a ..."
3. Masters in Art: A Series of Illustrated Monographs (1904)
"... Veronese's works; there is even a certain paperiness about some of the draperies, and parts of the picture do not keep their proper planes. ..."