laid paper
noun Date: 1839 paper watermarked with fine lines running across the grain — compare wove paper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Laid paper — is a type of paper having a ribbed texture imparted by the manufacturing process. In the 19th century its use diminished as it was largely supplanted by wove paper. Laid paper is still commonly used by artists as a support for charcoal… …   Wikipedia

  • Laid 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

  • Laid paper — Laid Laid, imp. & p. p. of {Lay}. [1913 Webster] {Laid paper}, paper marked with parallel lines or water marks, as if ribbed, from parallel wires in the mold. It is called blue laid, cream laid, etc., according to its color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laid paper — n. paper having evenly spaced parallel lines watermarked in it …   English World dictionary

  • laid paper — laid′ pa′per n. pri paper with fine parallel and cross lines produced in manufacturing Compare wove paper • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • laid paper — paper with fine parallel and cross lines produced in manufacturing. Cf. wove paper. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • laid paper — /ˈleɪd peɪpə/ (say layd paypuh) noun paper made from pulp in a mould with wires across it that leave a pattern of lines in the paper. Compare wove paper …   Australian English dictionary

  • laid paper — noun paper that has a finely ribbed appearance. Compare with wove paper …   English new terms dictionary

  • laid paper — noun writing paper having a watermark of fine lines running across the grain • Hypernyms: ↑writing paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laid paper — Бумага верже (с водяными знаками в виде сетки) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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