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printing paper

noun, Photography.
sensitized paper for printing positives.
Origin of printing paper
First recorded in 1780-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • These papers are fed from rolls, as printing paper is fed to a newspaper press.

  • The printing paper was laid over the type, and the screw forced the platen, which was the board fixed to it, down upon the paper.

    Historic Inventions Rupert S. Holland
  • Last term I spoiled a whole packet of printing paper—photographic, you know—by not doing that.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham
  • He came to the office, and taking a huge bundle of printing paper on his shoulder went in.

    True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth
  • Why, I have seen him carrying a lot of printing paper through the streets in a wheelbarrow!

    True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The proper time to expose a printing paper under a negative should be determined and the negative marked for future printing.

  • The sheets of printing paper are kept between these while damping before work.

    Wood-Block Printing

    F. Morley Fletcher
  • A batch of sheets of printing paper, prepared and damped as described in Chapter V, lies between boards just beyond the block.

    Wood-Block Printing

    F. Morley Fletcher
  • Sheet by sheet all the printing paper is passed in this way over the key-block, and piled together.

    Wood-Block Printing

    F. Morley Fletcher
  • In 1695 a company was formed in Scotland for the “manufacture of white and printing paper.”

    The Manufacture of Paper Robert Walter Sindall

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