Wove paper
Woven Wov"en, p. p. of {Weave}. [1913 Webster]

{Woven paper}, or {Wove paper}, writing paper having an even, uniform surface, without watermarks. [1913 Webster]


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  • Wove paper — is a writing paper with a uniform surface, not ribbed or watermarked. The papermaking mould s wires run parallel to each other to produce laid paper, but they are woven together into a fine wire mesh for wove paper. The originator of this new… …   Wikipedia

  • Wove paper — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wove paper — n. paper made on a mold in which the wires are so closely woven together that the finished sheets do not readily show wire marks as on laid paper …   English World dictionary

  • wove paper — wove′ pa per n. pri paper that exhibits a pattern of fine mesh when held up to the light Compare laid paper • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • wove paper — paper that exhibits a pattern of fine mesh when held up to the light. Cf. laid paper. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • wove paper —    The commonly seen gridded, patterned texture produced by paper pulp pressing against wires on the mold screen as the paper is made. Very different is the texture made by wires on laid paper. Examples of works on wove papers …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • wove paper — noun Etymology: wove (archaic past participle of weave) Date: 1795 paper made with a revolving roller covered with wires so woven as to produce no fine lines running across the grain compare laid paper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wove paper — noun paper made on a wire gauze mesh so as to have a uniform unlined surface. Compare with laid paper. Origin C19: wove, var. of woven …   English new terms dictionary

  • wove paper — /woʊv ˈpeɪpə/ (say wohv paypuh) noun paper having no pattern impressed into its surface by the dandy roller. Compare laid paper …   Australian English dictionary

  • wove paper — noun writing paper having a very faint mesh pattern • Hypernyms: ↑writing paper …   Useful english dictionary

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