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English definition of “blotting paper”

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 itPaper
(Definition of blotting paper from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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