blotting paper

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blotting paper

[′bläd·iŋ ‚pā·pər]
(materials)
An unsized paper used to absorb excess ink from penned letters or signatures; also used for other applications where a soft, spongy paper is required.
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In contrast, Capon and VanAsdall (1966) did not observe a difference in seed germination of desert annuals on sand versus blotter paper.
Herbarium Supply Company (800/348-2338) offers a 12- by 18-inch press, newsprint, 30 pieces of blotter paper, and cardboard for $68.
The same drop of blood on the same blotter paper used to test for the other six disorders can be used for additional tests.
Our examples include smooth blotter paper, colored charcoal paper, and stiffer (3-ply) paper.
Students can use temperas or acrylics thinned with water to stain unprimed canvas, or watercolors to stain blotter paper.
On one side of an open plant press, lay a piece of corrugated cardboard, then blotter paper or four thicknesses of newsprint.