a soft, absorbent, unsized paper, used especially to dry the ink on a piece of writing.
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How to use blotting paper in a sentence
Less intrusive for athletes, the test involves collecting a small sample of just a few blood droplets on a blotting paper, allowing officials to test for banned substances more precisely.
Next dry with clean blotting-paper to take off any superfluous water.An Introduction to Machine Drawing and Design | David Allan Low
Soak some clean blotting paper in the hyposulphite-of-soda solution and allow it to dry.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
To avoid this the paper may be dried somewhat by the application of clean blotting paper.Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught | Joshua Rose
She had been sitting by a table on which a large sheet of pink blotting paper was spread before writing materials.Through the Wall | Cleveland Moffett
It is exactly on the same principle that if the end of a piece of blotting paper is immersedp.Practical Mechanics for Boys | J. S. Zerbe
British Dictionary definitions for blotting paper
a soft absorbent unsized paper, used esp for soaking up surplus ink
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