HyperDic: paper

English > 9 senses of the word paper:
NOUNsubstancepapera material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
communicationpaper, composition, report, themean essay (especially one written as an assignment)
communicationpaper, newspapera daily or weekly publication on folded sheets
communicationpapera medium for written communication
communicationpapera scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses
grouppaper, newspaper, newspaper publishera business firm that publishes / publishes newspapers
artifactpaper, newspaperthe physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher
VERBcontactpapercover with paper
contactpaper, wallpapercover with wallpaper
paper > pronunciation
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > paper: 9 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses.
Narrowerart paperA high-quality paper (usually having a filler of china clay)
blotting paper, blotterabsorbent paper used to dry ink
blueprint papersensitized paper used to make blueprints
carbon paper, carbonA thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon)
cardOne of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games / games or for telling fortunes
cardboard, composition boardA stiff moderately thick paper
cartridge paperpaper for making cartridge cases
chadA small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape
computer paperpaper folded to permit continuous printing controlled by a computer
confettismall pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding)
construction paperpaper suitable for drawing and making cutouts
crepe, crepe paperpaper with a crinkled texture
drawing paperpaper that is specially prepared for use in drafting
filter paperA porous unsized paper used for filtering
flypaperpaper that is poisoned or coated with a sticky substance to kill flies
graph paperpaper that has lines to permit drawing graphs
greaseproof paperpaper that is impermeable to oil or grease
india paperA thin tough opaque paper used in fine books
linen, linen paperA high-quality paper made of linen fibers or with a linen finish
litmus paperunsized paper treated with litmus for use as an acid-base indicator
manifold paper, manifoldA lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple copies
manila, manila paper, manilla, manilla paperA strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp
music paper, score paperpaper with lines appropriate for writing music
newspaper, newsprintcheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers
oilpaperpaper that has been made translucent and waterproof by soaking in oil
pad, pad of paper, tabletA number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
paper tapeA long narrow strip of paper
paper towelingabsorbent paper used as toweling
papier-mache, paper-macheA substance made from paper pulp that can be molded when wet and painted when dry
papyruspaper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat
parchmentA superior paper resembling sheepskin
rice paperA thin delicate material resembling paper
roofing paper, tar paperA heavy paper impregnated with tar and used as part of a roof for waterproofing
sheet, piece of paper, sheet of paperPaper used for writing or printing
ticker tapeA continuous thin ribbon of paper on which stock quotes are written
tissue, tissue paperA soft thin (usually translucent) paper
tracing paperA semitransparent paper that is used for tracing drawings
transfer paperA paper that is coated with a preparation for transferring a design to another surface
wallpaperA decorative paper for the walls of rooms
waste paperpaper discarded after use
wax paperpaper that has been waterproofed by treatment with wax or paraffin
wrapping paperA tough paper used for wrapping
writing paperpaper material made into thin sheets that are sized to take ink
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
SubstancescelluloseA polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant ... / plant tissues and fibers
Adjectiveschartaceous, papery, paperlikeof or like paper
paperythin and paperlike
Verbspapercover with paper
papercover with wallpaper
English > paper: 9 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn essay (especially one written as an assignment).
Synonymscomposition, report, theme
Narrowerterm paperA composition intended to indicate a student's progress during a school term
BroaderessayAn analytic or interpretive literary composition
Spanishcomposición, informe, redacción, tema, trabajo
Catalancomposició, informe, redacció, tema
English > paper: 9 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements.
Example"he read his newspaper at breakfast"
Partscolumn, editorial, newspaper columnAn article giving opinions or perspectives
comic strip, cartoon strip, strip, funniesA sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
feature, feature articleA special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine
headline, newspaper headlineThe heading or caption of a newspaper article
news article, news story, newspaper articleAn article reporting news
news itemAn item in a newspaper
rotogravurePrinted material (text and pictures) produced by an intaglio printing process in a rotary press
sports sectionThe section of a newspaper that reports on sports
NarrowerdailyA newspaper that is published / published every day
gazetteA newspaper or official journal
school newspaper, school paperA newspaper written and published by students in a school
tabloid, rag, sheetnewspaper with half-size pages
Broaderpress, public pressThe print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
Spanishdiario, periódico
Catalandiari, paper
English > paper: 9 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA medium for written communication.
Example"the notion of an office running without paper is absurd"
BroadermediumA means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
Substance ofpageOne side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
English > paper: 9 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses.
Example"he has written many scientific papers"
Broaderarticlenonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
Spanishartículo, paper
English > paper: 9 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningA business firm that publishes / publishes newspapers.
Example"Murdoch owns many newspapers"
Synonymsnewspaper, newspaper publisher
Broaderpublisher, publishing house, publishing firm, publishing companyA firm in the publishing business
Spanishdiario, editor de periódico, periódico
English > paper: 9 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningThe physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher.
Example"when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"
Broaderproduct, productionAn artifact that has been created by someone or some process
Spanishdiario, periódico
English > paper: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover with paper.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"paper the box"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Nounspapera material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
English > paper: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCover with wallpaper.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Nounspapera material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
papererone whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper
paperingthe application of wallpaper

©2001-24 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict