cartridge paper


cartridge paper
noun
1. thick white paper for pencil and ink drawings
Hypernyms: ↑drawing paper
2. paper for making cartridge cases
Hypernyms: ↑paper

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noun
1. : a strong durable paper used for making cartridges
2. : a strong hard paper sometimes with a rough finish suitable for printing by offset lithography
3. : a cheap drawing paper

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cartridge paper UK US noun [uncountable] british
thick paper with a rough surface that you use for drawing
Thesaurus: office supplies and other stationeryhyponym

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cartridge paper,
1. a thick, strong paper used originally for making cartridges, and later as drawing paper.
2. a kind of wallpaper.

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ˈcartridge paper noun uncountable (BrE)
thick strong paper for drawing on
 
Word Origin:
[cartridge paper] mid 17th cent.: originally used to make cartridge cases.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cartridge paper — Cartridge Car tridge (k[aum]r tr[i^]j), n. [Formerly cartrage, corrupted fr. F. cartouche. See {Cartouch}.] (Mil.) A complete charge for a firearm, contained in, or held together by, a case, capsule, or shell of metal, pasteboard, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cartridge paper — is a high quality type of heavy paper used for illustration and drawing. It was originally used for making weaponry cartridges [ [http://griffenmill.googlepages.com/miscellanea Brief History of Cartridge Paper] at Griffen Mill Miscellanea… …   Wikipedia

  • cartridge paper — ► NOUN ▪ thick, rough textured drawing paper originally used for making cartridge casings …   English terms dictionary

  • cartridge paper — cartridge .paper n [U] BrE thick strong paper used for drawing on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cartridge paper —    A British term for almost any inexpensive paper. These may be of almost any weight or finish. Such paper is unlikely to be of archival quality, because it is probably not acid free. Cartridge paper is typically used for sketches, much as… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • cartridge-paper — carˈtridge pāper noun A light coloured, strong paper for drawing or printing on, orig manufactured for making cartridges • • • Main Entry: ↑cartridge …   Useful english dictionary

  • cartridge paper — noun Brit. thick, rough textured paper used for drawing and for strong envelopes. Origin C17: orig. used to make cartridge casing …   English new terms dictionary

  • cartridge paper — thick paper (originally was used to make cartridges for soldiers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cartridge paper — noun (U) BrE thick strong paper used for drawing on …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cartridge paper — UK / US noun [uncountable] British thick paper with a rough surface that you use for drawing …   English dictionary


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