Definition of Paperlike

1. Adjective. Of or like paper.

Exact synonyms: Chartaceous, Papery
Partainyms: Paper, Paper, Paper
Derivative terms: Paper



Definition of Paperlike

1. Adjective. Resembling paper or some aspect of it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paperlike

paperhangings
paperhood
paperier
paperiest
paperiness
paperinesses
papering
paperings
paperknife
paperknives
paperless
paperless office
paperless offices
paperlessly
paperlessness
paperlike (current term)
papermaker
papermakers
papermaking
papermakings
paperman
papermill
papermills
paperphile
paperphiles
paperphilia
papers
paperware
paperwares
paperweight

Literary usage of Paperlike

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1. The Ftc Cigarette Test Method for Determining Tar, Nicotine & Carbon edited by Donald R. Shopland (1997)
"The insoluble residue is macerated further, and the resulting material is formed into a paperlike web on a papermaking machine. ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"... the latter may be reduced in thickness to a thin, paperlike layer that crackles on pressure (parchment crackling), In subperiosteal hemorrhage, ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"A nearly globular mass of the brown paperlike substance exists at the top—the nucleus, so to speak. The first combs closely surround this, so that they form ..."

4. Proceedings of the Annual Conference by Indiana Science Teachers' Association, American Society of University Composers (1906)
"... i The " honeycomb" of the bumblebee is made of the paperlike material which wasps build their nests of, and every cell is filled with a big fat grub! ..."

5. A History of Ancient Greek Literature by Gilbert Murray (1897)
"The earliest writing consists of pictographs which were traced on stone, wood, bone, skins, and various paperlike substances. l)r. ..."

6. A History of Ancient Greek Literature by Gilbert Murray (1897)
"The earliest writing consists of pictographs which were traced on stone, wood, bone, skins, and various paperlike substances. l)r. ..."

7. The Newer Knowledge of Nutrition: The Use of Food for the Preservation of by Elmer Verner McCollum (1918)
"The results available indicate that if the potato is steamed and the thin paperlike skin removed without the loss of the cellular layer which lies just ..."

8. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"... curved upward and protruding above; aperture greatly widened anteriorly; callus thin but well spread, sometimes paperlike and peels off ; no umbilicus; ..."

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