Entry from US English dictionary
(also onionskin paper)
Definition of onionskin in English:
Very fine smooth translucent paper.
- Inside was a sheet of onionskin typing paper, the kind that's slippery but crinkles.
- Manual typewriters with onionskin carbon paper were the closest many of us got to automation.
- Michael Cimino and Bo Goldman's screenplay is so thin and transparent it could have been printed on onionskin.
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