a low-grade, machine-finished paper made from wood pulp and a small percentage of sulfite pulp, used chiefly for newspapers.
- Also called newspaper.
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How to use newsprint in a sentence
It’s only good for the media that need to fill hours of airtime and pages of newsprint.Opinion | Afghanistan brings out worst in CNN’s Tapper | Peter Rosenstein | August 24, 2021 | Washington Blade
Sprawled on the floor in a heap of newsprint, cutting and pasting found poetry collages.We created a pandemic pod for our high schoolers. It was just what we all needed. | Sara Lippmann, Holly Ojalvo | June 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Often, the newsprint reads, the fires were battled at abandoned houses.
And when word of that economic debacle spread, the government said it would ration imports of newsprint.Venezuela’s Audio Hoax Sees Chavez Speaking From the Grave | Mac Margolis | October 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
First, the cost of printing a newspaper shot up due to increasing newsprint prices and a depreciating rupee.
He thought they should only be printed on newsprint, that they should remain disposable.
In a world where print is being eased out by digital, he remains devoted to the power and influence of paper and newsprint.Rupert Murdoch Bares Media’s Reach to Leveson Inquiry on Phone Hacking | Nicholas Wapshott | April 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
My imagination raced through columns of newsprint in which the Metamorphizer was made the butt of reporters' humor.Greener Than You Think | Ward Moore
Their names seldom appeared in newsprint, or over the Berlin radio.Dave Dawson with the Commandos | R. Sidney Bowen
When next he spoke it was from behind the shelter of his newsprint shield, and his voice seemed choked.Local Color | Irvin S. Cobb
But words of newsprint broke through this factitious barrier.The Tempering | Charles Neville Buck
British Dictionary definitions for newsprint
an inexpensive wood-pulp paper used for newspapers
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