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carbon paper

[′kär·bən ‚pā·pər]
(materials)
A paper, coated with dark waxy pigment, used to make duplicate copies while typewriting or handwriting; a sheet of carbon paper is sandwiched between two paper sheets, so that the impression made on the top sheet causes the carbon paper to transfer a pigmented impression onto the bottom sheet.
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The black carbon paper was really a substitute for ink and was put between two sheets of writing paper in order to transfer a copy onto the bottom sheet.
Plan designs on paper and transfer to gourd with carbon paper. Paint design with acrylic paint and then coat the entire exterior surface with polycrylic sealer.
They don't know what carbon paper is, they don't know what white-out is," said Paul Buckley, electronic commerce manager for AgoraRe.com.
The man had reportedly wrapped the cocaine in carbon paper to avoid its detection by X-ray equipment.
In an instant, carbon paper has been made obsolete.
Not surprisingly, more changes (using more paper) occur now than in the antediluvian days when making a change might require retyping an entire document as well as the use of several sheets of carbon paper.
Police said Lai Choon Kong, 39, violated Japan's Customs Law when the fake cards were found wrapped in carbon paper in the bottom of his sports bag during a routine inspection following his arrival on a June 28 flight from Malaysia.
23 Kyodo The Malaysian government is investigating reports that Japanese companies are dumping carbon paper in the country, Malaysia's International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) said Wednesday.
"CC" actually meant a copy produced by the use of carbon paper. "White Out" was something that was consumer in large portions.
Using an ink-jet printer, Mallouk and his colleagues laid down hundreds of daubs of different metal combinations on conductive carbon paper. They immersed the array of spots in a mixture of methanol, water, and a fluorescent dye that glows under acidic conditions.
* Use leaves or ferns for ink pad prints, smoke prints, crayon prints, spatter prints, or carbon paper prints.
Eventually, though, the process led to the modern technique of photocopying, which has virtually eliminated the mimeograph machine and greatly reduced the need for carbon paper.