Definition of dabber in English:


Line breaks: dab¦ber
Pronunciation: /ˈdabə


A rounded pad used in printing to apply ink to a surface.
More example sentences
  • Later, a coat of lamp black ink and gum is applied on the paper, which is tapped with dabbers and brush.
  • Ink was applied to the type by dabbers, known as ink balls, a technique which survived until the development of the ink roller at the beginning of the 19th cent.
  • A little amount of work for their hands was given when they took copies of the inscriptions present in the museum with simple accessories like coir brush and ink dabber.

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