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carbon papernoun [U]

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WORKPLACE thin paper with a covering of carbon or other dark substance on one side, which is used between pieces of paper to make copies of what someone writes or types: The photocopier, unlike carbon paper, could be used to reproduce documents that already existed.
(Definition of carbon paper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carbon paper”
in Chinese (Simplified) 复写纸…
in Turkish karbon kağıt…
in Russian копировальная бумага…
in Chinese (Traditional) 複寫紙…
in Polish kalka…
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