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newsprint

Syllabification: news·print
Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞ozˌprint
 
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Definition of newsprint in English:

noun

Cheap, low-quality, absorbent printing paper made from coarse wood pulp and used chiefly for newspapers.
Example sentences
  • All of these photographs are presented not in frames on the wall, but printed on newsprint in cheap tabloid form.
  • Lesson One in printing on cheap newsprint is surely never to print black type over a highly coloured background.
  • On each of them Tompkins has stuck a number of sheets of creased, off-white paper, similar in quality to newsprint.

Words that rhyme with newsprint

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