Definition of cartridge paper in English:

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cartridge paper


[mass noun] British
Thick, rough-textured paper used for drawing and for strong envelopes.
Example sentences
  • You need ordinary envelopes and cheap cartridge paper or newsprint.
  • The fine tones of watercolors are recreated on top-quality cartridge paper, identical to the original, according to company officials.
  • So how did you get into this business, I ask, as he sets up a crisp new sheet of white cartridge paper on his easel.


Mid 17th century: originally used to make cartridge cases.

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