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glasspaper

Line breaks: glass|paper
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlɑːspeɪpə
 
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Definition of glasspaper in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Paper covered with powdered glass, used for smoothing and polishing: each coat must be rubbed down with very fine glasspaper
More example sentences
  • The whole float is then given two coats of cellulose sealer and smoothed over with flour grade glasspaper.
  • This course will include painting on glasspaper which will be available in the studio on the day.
  • To replace worn glasspaper, press the clip at the back of the sander and pull out the glasspaper.

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