Definition of tracing paper in English:

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tracing paper

Pronunciation: /ˈtreɪsɪŋ ˌpeɪpə/


[mass noun]
Transparent paper used for tracing maps, drawings, or designs.
Example sentences
  • To make a lining pattern piece, trace two of the panels together (overlap seam allowances) onto tissue paper or pattern tracing paper.
  • The texture is closer to tracing paper than the average paper which makes for a curious cigarette, especially once lit when any moisture in the tobacco evaporates and sinuous tobacco is made highly visible.
  • The final drawing on tracing paper is transferred to illustration board by placing the transfer paper dark side down on the illustration board with the illustration on top.

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