Printing paper
Printing Print"ing, n. The act, art, or practice of impressing letters, characters, or figures on paper, cloth, or other material; the business of a printer, including typesetting and presswork, with their adjuncts; typography; also, the act of producing photographic prints. [1913 Webster]

{Block printing}. See under {Block}.

{Printing frame} (Photog.), a shallow box, usually having a glass front, in which prints are made by exposure to light.

{Printing house}, a printing office.

{Printing ink}, ink used in printing books, newspapers, etc. It is composed of lampblack or ivory black mingled with linseed or nut oil, made thick by boiling and burning. Other ingredients are employed for the finer qualities. --Ure.

{Printing office}, a place where books, pamphlets, or newspapers, etc., are printed.

{Printing paper}, paper used in the printing of books, pamphlets, newspapers, and the like, as distinguished from writing paper, wrapping paper, etc.

{Printing press}, a press for printing, books, newspaper, handbills, etc.

{Printing wheel}, a wheel with letters or figures on its periphery, used in machines for paging or numbering, or in ticket-printing machines, typewriters, etc.; a type wheel. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • printing paper — Photog. sensitized paper for printing positives. [1780 90] * * * printing paper noun A paper suitable for printing purposes • • • Main Entry: ↑print …   Useful english dictionary

  • printing paper — paper intended to be used in printing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • printing paper — Photog. sensitized paper for printing positives. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Autographic(al) printing paper — Автографская печатная бумага …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Carbon printing paper — Основа пигментной бумаги …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Illustration printing paper — Иллюстрационная бумага, бумага для печатания иллюстраций …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Intaglio (printing) paper — Бумага для глубокой печати …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Job printing paper — Бумага для печатания акцидентной продукции …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Music printing paper — Нотопечатная бумага …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Printing — Print ing, n. The act, art, or practice of impressing letters, characters, or figures on paper, cloth, or other material; the business of a printer, including typesetting and presswork, with their adjuncts; typography; also, the act of producing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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