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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Though borne of utility, the blotting paper creates an ephemeral or paratextual trace of the manuscript.
Only a little thing, but, at the same time, such a big thing - the daily measuring, the daily watering (on no account let the blotting paper dry out, children
RATING: 3/5 | Shiseido Oil-Control Blotting Paper, PS16.
Just like blotting paper, the tissue sucks the venom through this canal.
It's no wonder so many cricketers go in for that treatment where boffins plant hair-seeds on a bald pate before watching it grow like cress on damp blotting paper.
For the seeds of many forest species, several different substrates have been tested in germination trials, such as charcoal, vermiculite, rag, paper towel, filter paper, blotting paper, vegetal soil-sand, among others (ANDRADE et al.
But these advances are only a small evolutionary step from the world's first battery designed by Alessandro Volta in 1800 using layers of metal and blotting paper soaked in salt water.
Burnham plans to leave the documents out to dry on blotting paper.
The ink was in a large bottle which, for pouring purposes, was wrapped in green blotting paper which was also used to soak up spillage.
Cut out a piece of blotting paper about the same size as the open book.
Nurturing Force has taken a simple product -- hand-made facial blotting paper -- and turned it up a notch by adding aromatherapy essence.
Most striking is their matteness (Pollock was using a mix of tempera and oil), which recalls Vuillard's early pochades of the 1890s--a quality akin to blotting paper for the eye, an invitation to slow down, to come close.