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paper faced with a preparation of carbon or other material, used between two sheets of plain paper in order to reproduce on the lower sheet that which is written or typed on the upper.
. a paper for making photographs by the carbon process.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for
a thin sheet of paper coated on one side with a dark waxy pigment, often containing carbon, that is transferred by the pressure of writing or of typewriter keys onto the copying surface below
Often shortened to
another name for
a sheet of paper coated with pigmented gelatine, used in the carbon process
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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