Meaning of “cartridge paper” in the English Dictionary

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cartridge papernoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkɑː.trɪdʒ ˌpeɪ.pər/ us /ˈkɑːr.trɪdʒ ˌpeɪ.pɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Cartridge paper of various pale tints is best, as one can choose the ground that will best set off the colors of the feathers. 
  • He retired to the laboratory and presently returned with a T-square, a military protractor, a pair of dividers and a large drawing-board on which was pinned a sheet of cartridge paper. 
  • Her arms were full of big rolls of cartridge paper and tracing paper. 
  • My curiosity, however, overcame my prudence, and on opening it carefully with my knife, I came to a roll of cartridge paper with the impression fresh upon the seals. 
  • That is the question which brought me here, the lawyer said, very quietly, at the same time producing a small roll of parchment sealed in cartridge paper. 

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