Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling paper or some aspect of it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or like paper

Etymologies

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paper +‎ -like

Examples

  • Taro looked down at his emaciated arms, the tendons and bone visible through the paperlike skin.

    Blood Ninja II

  • Version 1.0 being the Amazon Kindle or Sony Reader, version 2.0 the promised Plastic Logic reader and maybe Kindle 2.0, and version 3.0 a fully flexible, very thin, paperlike, color reader: basically a reusable newspaper.

    Micropayments for news » Nieman Journalism Lab

  • She stood for a moment, peeling off an outer layer of protective paperlike clothing and leaving behind a pair of green scrubs.

    TRIAL BY FIRE

  • Both e-book readers use the same E Ink technology for their main screen: a pale gray, matte surface that looks a bit like an Etch A Sketch but displays text (and monochrome images, with 16 levels of gray) in far more readable fashion than an LCD, thanks to its paperlike opacity.

    Wired Top Stories

  • For years, researchers have worked on thin, paperlike displays that can be folded, rolled or sewn into the sleeve of your hoodie.

    Top Technology Breakthroughs of 2008

  • • Unique paperlike display, read even in bright sunlight based on eink

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Those included several small, torn bags made of a silvery, somewhat paperlike material.

    Angry Lead Skies

  • She opened one and pulled out the slim sheaf of paperlike plastic, amused at the novelty.

    Mirage

  • Tossed back into the safe, the envelope landed with non-paperlike clunk.

    Blood Lines

  • They were all gathered around a table, staring at a paperlike document that had been spread out in front of them.

    The Garden of Rama

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