cartridge paper


cartridge paper
noun Brit. thick, rough-textured paper used for drawing and for strong envelopes.
Origin
C17: orig. used to make cartridge casing.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Cartridge paper — Cartridge Car tridge (k[aum]r tr[i^]j), n. [Formerly cartrage, corrupted fr. F. cartouche. See {Cartouch}.] (Mil.) A complete charge for a firearm, contained in, or held together by, a case, capsule, or shell of metal, pasteboard, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cartridge paper — is a high quality type of heavy paper used for illustration and drawing. It was originally used for making weaponry cartridges [ [http://griffenmill.googlepages.com/miscellanea Brief History of Cartridge Paper] at Griffen Mill Miscellanea… …   Wikipedia

  • cartridge paper — ► NOUN ▪ thick, rough textured drawing paper originally used for making cartridge casings …   English terms dictionary

  • cartridge paper — cartridge .paper n [U] BrE thick strong paper used for drawing on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cartridge paper — noun 1. thick white paper for pencil and ink drawings • Hypernyms: ↑drawing paper 2. paper for making cartridge cases • Hypernyms: ↑paper * * * noun 1. : a strong durable paper used for making cartridges 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • cartridge paper —    A British term for almost any inexpensive paper. These may be of almost any weight or finish. Such paper is unlikely to be of archival quality, because it is probably not acid free. Cartridge paper is typically used for sketches, much as… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • cartridge-paper — carˈtridge pāper noun A light coloured, strong paper for drawing or printing on, orig manufactured for making cartridges • • • Main Entry: ↑cartridge …   Useful english dictionary

  • cartridge paper — thick paper (originally was used to make cartridges for soldiers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cartridge paper — noun (U) BrE thick strong paper used for drawing on …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cartridge paper — UK / US noun [uncountable] British thick paper with a rough surface that you use for drawing …   English dictionary


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