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Paper

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adjective
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pa=per

CIDE DICTIONARY

Papern. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa`pyros. Cf. Papyrus.].
  •  A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be used in wrapping. It is made of rags, straw, bark, wood, or other fibrous material, which is first reduced to pulp, then molded, pressed, and dried.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A sheet, leaf, or piece of such substance.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A printed or written instrument; a document, essay, or the like; a writing; as, a paper read before a scientific society.  [1913 Webster]
    "They brought a paper to me to be signed."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A printed sheet appearing periodically; a newspaper; a journal; as, a daily paper.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Negotiable evidences of indebtedness; notes; bills of exchange, and the like; as, the bank holds a large amount of his paper.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Decorated hangings or coverings for walls, made of paper. See Paper hangings, below.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A paper containing (usually) a definite quantity; as, a paper of pins, tacks, opium, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A medicinal preparation spread upon paper, intended for external application; as, cantharides paper.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Documents establishing a person's identity, or status, or attesting to some right, such as the right to drive a vehicle; as, the border guard asked for his papers.  [PJC]
    " Paper is manufactured in sheets, the trade names of which, together with the regular sizes in inches, are shown in the following table. But paper makers vary the size somewhat."  [1913 Webster]
    " In the manufacture of books, etc., a sheet, of whatever size originally, is termed, when folded once, a folio; folded twice, a quarto, or 4to; three times, an octavo, or 8vo; four times, a sextodecimo, or 16mo; five times, a 32mo; three times, with an offcut folded twice and set in, a duodecimo, or 12mo; four times, with an offcut folded three times and set in, a 24mo."  [1913 Webster]
    " Paper is often used adjectively or in combination, having commonly an obvious signification; as, paper cutter or paper-cutter; paper knife, paper-knife, or paperknife; paper maker, paper-maker, or papermaker; paper mill or paper-mill; paper weight, paper-weight, or paperweight, etc."  [1913 Webster]
Business paper, checks, notes, drafts, etc., given in payment of actual indebtedness; -- opposed to accommodation paper. -- Fly paper, paper covered with a sticky preparation, -- used for catching flies. -- Laid paper. See under Laid. -- Paper birch (Bot.), the canoe birch tree (Betula papyracea). -- Paper blockade, an ineffective blockade, as by a weak naval force. -- Paper boat (Naut.), a boat made of water-proof paper. -- Paper car wheel (Railroad), a car wheel having a steel tire, and a center formed of compressed paper held between two plate-iron disks. Forney. -- Paper credit, credit founded upon evidences of debt, such as promissory notes, duebills, etc. -- Paper hanger, one who covers walls with paper hangings. -- Paper hangings, paper printed with colored figures, or otherwise made ornamental, prepared to be pasted against the walls of apartments, etc.; wall paper. -- Paper house, an audience composed of people who have come in on free passes. [Cant] -- Paper money, notes or bills, usually issued by government or by a banking corporation, promising payment of money, and circulated as the representative of coin. -- Paper mulberry. (Bot.) See under Mulberry. -- Paper muslin, glazed muslin, used for linings, etc. -- Paper nautilus. (Zoöl.) See Argonauta. -- Paper reed (Bot.), the papyrus. -- Paper sailor. (Zoöl.) See Argonauta. -- Paper stainer, one who colors or stamps wall paper. De Colange. -- Paper wasp (Zoöl.), any wasp which makes a nest of paperlike material, as the yellow jacket. -- Paper weight, any object used as a weight to prevent loose papers from being displaced by wind, or otherwise. -- on paper. (a) in writing; as, I would like to see that on paper. (b) in theory, though not necessarily in paractice. (c) in the design state; planned, but not yet put into practice. -- Parchment paper. See Papyrine. -- Tissue paper, thin, gauzelike paper, such as is used to protect engravings in books. -- Wall paper. Same as Paper hangings, above. -- Waste paper, paper thrown aside as worthless or useless, except for uses of little account. -- Wove paper, a writing paper with a uniform surface, not ribbed or watermarked. -- paper tiger, a person or group that appears to be powerful and dangerous but is in fact weak and ineffectual.
Papera. 
  •  Of or pertaining to paper; made of paper; resembling paper.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Existing only on paper; unsubstantial; as, a paper box; a paper army; a paper tiger.  [1913 Webster]
Paperv. t. 
  •  To cover or line with paper, especially with wallpaper; to furnish with paper hangings; to wallpaper; as, to paper a room or a house.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To fold or inclose in paper.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To put on paper; to make a memorandum of.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Paper, n. & v.
--n.
1 a material manufactured in thin sheets from the pulp of wood or other fibrous substances, used for writing or drawing or printing on, or as wrapping material etc.
2 (attrib.) a made of or using paper. b flimsy like paper.
3 = NEWSPAPER.
4 a a document printed on paper. b (in pl.) documents attesting identity or credentials. c (in pl.) documents belonging to a person or relating to a matter.
5 Commerce a negotiable documents, e.g. bills of exchange. b (attrib.) recorded on paper though not existing (paper profits).
6 a a set of questions to be answered at one session in an examination. b the written answers to these.
7 = WALLPAPER.
8 an essay or dissertation, esp. one read to a learned society or published in a learned journal.
9 a piece of paper, esp. as a wrapper etc.
10 Theatr. sl. free tickets or the people admitted by them (the house is full of paper).
--v.tr.
1 apply paper to, esp. decorate (a wall etc.) with wallpaper.
2 (foll. by over) a cover (a hole or blemish) with paper. b disguise or try to hide (a fault etc.).
3 Theatr. sl. fill (a theatre) by giving free passes.

Idiom
on paper
1 in writing.
2 in theory; to judge from written or printed evidence. paper-boy (or -girl) a boy or girl who delivers or sells newspapers. paper-chase a cross-country run in which the runners follow a trail marked by torn-up paper. paper-clip a clip of bent wire or of plastic for holding several sheets of paper together. paper-hanger a person who decorates with wallpaper, esp. professionally. paper-knife a blunt knife for opening letters etc. paper-mill a mill in which paper is made. paper money money in the form of banknotes. paper mulberry a small Asiatic tree, Broussonetia papyrifera, of the mulberry family, whose bark is used for making paper and cloth. paper nautilus see NAUTILUS 2.
paper round
1 a job of regularly delivering newspapers.
2 a route taken doing this. paper tape Computing tape made of paper, esp. that on which data or instructions are represented by means of holes punched in it, for conveying to a processor etc. paper tiger an apparently threatening, but ineffectual, person or thing.
Derivative
paperer n. paperless adj.
Etymology
ME f. AF papir, = OF papier f. L papyrus: see PAPYRUS

THESAURUS

Paper

Bible paper, CD, IOU, India paper, MO, MS, Manila paper, acceptance, acceptance bill, alabaster, analysis, archives, art paper, article, assignment, autograph, bank acceptance, bank check, baryta paper, bill, bill of draft, bill of exchange, blank, blank check, blotting paper, blueprint paper, board, bond paper, brainchild, brick, butcher paper, carbon, carbon paper, cardboard, cartridge paper, causerie, cellophane, certificate, certificate of deposit, certified check, chalk, check, checkbook, cheque, chirograph, cigarette paper, clapboard, cloth paper, commercial paper, complimentary ticket, composition, computer printout, construction paper, copy, credentials, crepe, crepe paper, critique, crown paper, curlpaper, daily, daily newspaper, deadhead, debenture, deed, demand bill, demand draft, descant, discount ticket, discourse, discussion, disquisition, dissertation, distribute, docket, document, documents, dossier, draft, drawing paper, driven snow, due bill, edited version, endpaper, engrossment, essay, etude, examination, exchequer bill, excursus, exegesis, exposition, extra, extra edition, face, facial tissue, fair copy, feature, fiction, file, files, final draft, finished version, first approach, first draft, fleece, flimsy, flour, flypaper, foam, foolscap, form, free admission, free pass, free rider, free ticket, freeloader, gazette, gift wrap, glass, glaze, graph paper, grass paper, gruel, guest pass, hand paper, holograph, homily, ice paper, identification, instrument, introductory study, ivory, journal, kraft paper, lace paper, lath, leaf, legal document, legal instrument, legal paper, letter, letter of credit, letter paper, letterhead, lily, line, literae scriptae, literary artefact, literary production, literature, litmus paper, lucubration, maggot, manila, manuscript, matter, memoir, mere shadow, milk, millboard, money order, monograph, morceau, music paper, national newspaper, negotiable instrument, neighborhood newspaper, news, newsletter, newspaper, newspaper of record, newsprint, nonfiction, note, note of hand, note paper, oak tag, official document, onionskin, opus, organ, original, outline, page, pandect, paper house, paper toweling, paperboard, papers, papyrus, paraffin paper, paragraph, parchment, pass, pass holder, pasteboard, pearl, penscript, periodical, personal file, piece, piece of writing, plank, play, poem, post, postal order, preliminary study, printed matter, printout, production, prolegomenon, promissory note, proof paper, publication, pulpboard, quire, rag, rail, rake, reading matter, ream, recension, records, report, research paper, revet, rice paper, roll, roofing paper, screed, scrip, script, scrive, scroll, second draft, sepia paper, shadow, shake, shaving, sheathe, sheet, shingle, shop paper, sight bill, sight draft, silver, skeleton, sketch, slat, slate, slip, snow, soup, special, special article, special edition, speech, splinter, stationery, stipple paper, stone, strawboard, streak, study, sulfate paper, survey, swan, tabloid, tar paper, term paper, thatch, the written word, theme, thesis, tile, time bill, time draft, tissue, tissue paper, toilet tissue, tracing paper, tract, tractate, trade acceptance, transcript, transcription, transfer paper, treasury bill, treatise, treatment, twofer, typescript, vein, vellum, veneer, version, voucher, wafer, wall in, wall up, wallpaper, warrant, wastepaper, waxed paper, weatherboard, weekly, weekly newspaper, work, wrapping paper, writ, writing, writing paper

ROGET THESAURUS

Paper

Writing

N writing, chirography, stelography, cerography, penmanship, craftmanship, quill driving, typewriting, writing, manuscript, MS, literae scriptae, these presents, stroke of the pen, dash of the pen, coupe de plume, line, headline, pen and ink, letter, uncial writing, cuneiform character, arrowhead, Ogham, Runes, hieroglyphic, contraction, Brahmi, Devanagari, Nagari, script, shorthand, stenography, brachygraphy, tachygraphy, secret writing, writing in cipher, cryptography, stenography, phonography, pasigraphy, Polygraphy, logography, copy, transcript, rescript, rough copy, fair copy, handwriting, signature, sign manual, autograph, monograph, holograph, hand, fist, calligraphy, good hand, running hand, flowing hand, cursive hand, legible hand, bold hand, cacography, griffonage, barbouillage, bad hand, cramped hand, crabbed hand, illegible hand, scribble, pattes de mouche, ill-formed letters, pothooks and hangers, stationery, pen, quill, goose quill, pencil, style, paper, foolscap, parchment, vellum, papyrus, tablet, slate, marble, pillar, table, blackboard, ink bottle, ink horn, ink pot, ink stand, ink well, typewriter, transcription, inscription, superscription, graphology, composition, authorship, cacoethes scribendi, graphoidea, graphomania, phrenoia, writer, scribe, amanuensis, scrivener, secretary, clerk, penman, copyist, transcriber, quill driver, stenographer, typewriter, typist, writer for the press, writing, written, in writing, in black and white, under one's hand, uncial, Runic, cuneiform, hieroglyphical, currente calamo, pen in hand, audacter et sincere, le style est l'homme meme, nature's noblest gift - my gray goose quill, scribendi recte sapere et principium et fons, that mighty instrument of little men, the pen became a clarion.

Book

N booklet, writing, work, volume, tome, opuscule, tract, tractate, livret, brochure, libretto, handbook, codex, manual, pamphlet, enchiridion, circular, publication, chap book, part, issue, number livraison, album, portfolio, periodical, serial, magazine, ephemeris, annual, journal, paper, bill, sheet, broadsheet, leaf, leaflet, fly leaf, page, quire, ream, chapter, section, head, article, paragraph, passage, clause, endpapers, frontispiece, cover, binding, folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, sextodecimo, octodecimo, encyclopedia, encompilation, library, bibliotheca, press, definitive work, treatise, comprehensive treatise (dissertation), writer, author, litterateur, essayist, journalism, pen, scribbler, the scribbling race, literary hack, Grub-street writer, writer for the press, gentleman of the press, representative of the press, adjective jerker, diaskeaust, ghost, hack writer, ink slinger, publicist, reporter, penny a liner, editor, subeditor, playwright, poet, bookseller, publisher, bibliopole, bibliopolist, librarian, bookstore, bookshop, bookseller's shop, knowledge of books, bibliography, book learning, among the giant fossils of my past, craignez tout d'un auteur en courroux, for authors nobler palms remain, I lived to write and wrote to live, look in thy heart and write, there is no Past so long as Books shall live, the public mind is the creation of the Master-Writ, volumes that I prize above my dukedom.

Security

N security, guaranty, guarantee, gage, warranty, bond, tie, pledge, plight, mortgage, collateral, debenture, hypothecation, bill of sale, lien, pawn, pignoration, real security, vadium, stake, deposit, earnest, handsel, caution, promissory note, bill, bill of exchange, I, O, U, personal security, covenant, specialty, parole, acceptance, indorsement, signature, execution, stamp, seal, sponsor, cosponsor, sponsion, sponsorship, surety, bail, mainpernor, hostage, godchild, godfather, godmother, recognizance, deed of indemnity, covenant of indemnity, authentication, verification, warrant, certificate, voucher, docket, doquet, record, probate, attested copy, receipt, acquittance, quittance, discharge, release, muniment, title deed, instrument, deed, deed poll, assurance, indenture, charter, charter poll, paper, parchment, settlement, will, testament, last will and testament, codicil, bonis avibus, gone where the woodbine twineth.

Covering

VB cover, superpose, superimpose, overlay, overspread, wrap, encase, incase, face, case, veneer, pave, paper, tip, cap, bind, bulkhead, bulkhead in, clapboard, coat, paint, varnish, pay, incrust, stucco, dab, plaster, tar, wash, besmear, bedaub, anoint, do over, gild, plate, japan, lacquer, lacker, enamel, whitewash, parget, lay it on thick, overlie, overarch, endome, conceal, anodize, galvanize.

Whiteness

N whiteness, argent, albification, etiolation, lactescence, snow, paper, chalk, milk, lily, ivory, alabaster, albata, eburin, German silver, white metal, barium sulphate, titanium oxide, blanc fixe, ceruse, pearl white, white lead, carbonate of lead, white, milk-white, snow-white, snowy, niveous, candid, chalky, hoar, hoary, silvery, argent, argentine, canescent, cretaceous, lactescent, whitish, creamy, pearly, fair, blond, blanched, high in tone, light, white as a sheet, white as driven snow, white as a lily, white as silver, like ivory.


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