Meaning of “blotting paper” in the English Dictionary

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"blotting paper" in British English

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blotting papernoun [ U ]

uk /ˈblɒt.ɪŋ ˌpeɪ.pər/ us /ˈblɑː.t̬ɪŋ ˌpeɪ.pɚ/

thick, soft paper for pressing onto a piece of paper you have just written on in ink, in order to dry it

(Definition of “blotting paper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)