construction paper

construction paper
noun Date: circa 1924 a thick groundwood paper available in many colors and used especially for school artwork

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • construction paper — con struction ,paper noun uncount AMERICAN thick paper produced in a variety of colors and used especially by children …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • construction paper — a heavy groundwood paper in sheets of various sizes and colors for use esp. in making posters and cutouts. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • construction paper — noun Thick colored paper that people cut out to make designs, models, etc …   Wiktionary

  • construction paper — thick paper that is produced in many colors (commonly used in arts and crafts) …   English contemporary dictionary

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