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blotting paper

noun [U] uk   us  
thick, soft paper for pressing onto a piece of paper you have just written on in ink, in order to dry it
Translations of “blotting paper”
in Chinese (Traditional) 吸墨紙…
in Russian промокательная бумага…
in Turkish kurutma kağıdı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吸墨纸…
in Polish bibuła…
(Definition of blotting paper from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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