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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Thin, translucent paper used for packing, wrapping, or protecting delicate articles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Thin, translucent paper used for wrapping or for protecting delicate articles.
  • n. An unspecified product made of tissue (absorbent paper), such as bathroom tissue, paper handkerchief or household towel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. thin, gauzelike paper, such as is used to protect engravings in books.
  • n. very thin, gauzelike paper, used for protecting engravings in books, for wrapping up delicate articles, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See paper.

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

  • n. a soft thin (usually translucent) paper

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