Paper

  • 1 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 used in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 paper — pa·per n 1: a piece of paper containing a written statement: as a: a formal written composition or document often intended for publication the Federalist paper s b: a document containing a statement of legal status, identity, authority, or… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 paper — [pā′pər] n. [ME papir < OFr papier < L papyrus < Gr papyros,PAPYRUS] 1. a thin, flexible material made usually in sheets from a pulp prepared from rags, wood, or other fibrous material, and used for writing or printing on, for packaging …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 paper — pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), a. 1. Of or pertaining to paper; made of paper; resembling paper. [1913 Webster] 2. Existing only on paper; unsubstantial; as, a paper box; a paper army; a paper tiger. [1913 Webster +PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 paper — [adj] thin, flimsy cardboard, disposable, insubstantial, paper thin, papery, wafer thin; concept 606 Ant. thick paper [n2] newspaper daily, gazette, journal, news, organ, rag*, weekly; concept 280 paper [n3] …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 paper — ► NOUN 1) material manufactured in thin sheets from the pulp of wood or other fibrous substances, used for writing or printing on or as wrapping material. 2) (papers) sheets of paper covered with writing or printing; documents. 3) (before another …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 paper — pa per, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {papered} (p[=a] p[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {papering}.] 1. 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 +PJC] 2. To …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 paper — n 1 Paper, instrument, document all mean a writing (often typed, sometimes printed) that is of value to its owner or to others who come after him as a source of information or proof of a right, contention, or claim. Paper is the most general term …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 paper — Voz inglesa que se usa con cierta frecuencia en algunas zonas de América, especialmente en el ámbito académico, con el sentido de ‘escrito en el cual el autor desarrolla sus ideas sobre un tema determinado’. Es anglicismo superfluo, que debe… …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 10 paper — |pêipar| s. m. Artigo, geralmente destinado a uma publicação especializada. • Plural: papers.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa, com significado original de papel …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 11 -paper — noun ● scribble …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 Paper — For other uses, see Paper (disambiguation). A stack of copy paper Paper is a thin material mainly used for wr …

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  • 13 paper — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 material ADJECTIVE ▪ thick, thin ▪ plain ▪ lined ▪ graph ▪ A3 …

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  • 14 paper — pa|per1 W1S1 [ˈpeıpə US ər] n ↑flower, ↑paper, ↑string ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for writing/wrapping)¦ 2¦(newspaper)¦ 3¦(documents/letters)¦ 4 on paper 5¦(examination)¦ 6¦(speech/piece of writing)¦ 7¦(piece of schoolwork)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 paper — paperless, adj. paperlike, adj. /pay peuhr/, n. 1. a substance made from wood pulp, rags, straw, or other fibrous material, usually in thin sheets, used to bear writing or printing, for wrapping things, etc. 2. a piece, sheet, or leaf of this. 3 …

    Universalium

  • 16 Paper — Money market instruments, commercial paper and other. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * paper pa‧per [ˈpeɪpə ǁ ər] noun 1. [uncountable] material in the form of thin sheets used for writing things on, wrapping things etc: • plants that… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 paper — money market instruments, commercial paper, and other. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * paper pa‧per [ˈpeɪpə ǁ ər] noun 1. [uncountable] material in the form of thin sheets used for writing things on, wrapping things etc: • plants that make… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 18 paper — Synonyms and related words: 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… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 paper — n. lecture, treatise essay 1) to deliver, give, offer, present, read a paper 2) to publish; write a paper 3) (in a school, at a university) to do, write; hand in a paper (the pupils did a paper on the problem of air pollution; the students were… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 paper — [[t]pe͟ɪpə(r)[/t]] ♦ papers, papering, papered 1) N UNCOUNT Paper is a material that you write on or wrap things with. The pages of this book are made of paper. He wrote his name down on a piece of paper for me... She sat at the table with pen… …

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