Definition of oil paper in English:

oil paper

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[mass noun]
  • Paper made transparent or waterproof by soaking in oil.
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    • The oil extracted from the seeds was used as a key ingredient for varnish and it remains a must for Hakka people who produce hand-made umbrellas with oil paper.
    • He reached for his paints, took out a fresh sheet of oil paper, and started.

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