Definition of plain-paper in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈplānˌpāpər/


Denoting a fax machine or other device that does not require special paper to print on.
Example sentences
  • Selenium is of growing importance in the field of electronics, where it is used to make photovoltaic cells, laser printers, and plain-paper photocopiers.
  • Should Xerox have not introduced the product because market research suggested there was no market for a plain-paper copier?
  • The plain-paper fax machines work like laser printers and print on precut bond paper.

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Syllabification: plain-pa·per

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