Definition of cartridge paper in English:

cartridge paper

noun

British
  • [mass noun] Thick, rough-textured paper used for drawing and for strong envelopes.

    • ‘It all began with a large sheet of blank cartridge paper calling to be filled with images.’
    • ‘We had to draw on newsprint because there wasn't enough cartridge paper to go round.’
    • ‘We set up a painting station under our gazebo - laying out newspapers, cartridge paper, water buckets, paint bottles and brush holders.’
    • ‘I'd intended to draw it first on cartridge paper, then watercolour it on watercolour paper, but I decided that would take too long and that I would colour the first version using pencils.’
    • ‘The top ones were drawn on cartridge paper and then painted in watercolour using sepia colour paint, and the bottom ones were painted straight onto watercolour paper using light red.’
    • ‘You need ordinary envelopes and cheap cartridge paper or newsprint.’
    • ‘The fine tones of watercolors are recreated on top-quality cartridge paper, identical to the original, according to company officials.’
    • ‘So how did you get into this business, I ask, as he sets up a crisp new sheet of white cartridge paper on his easel.’
    • ‘Once upstairs, she found a wooden door marked with an A4 piece of cartridge paper, decorated with glitter and sequins and spelling out her first name in finger-painted letters.’
    • ‘They were squatted all along the river bank with oversized pads of cartridge paper and soft dark pencils.’
    • ‘We will send you a great new Audi Blogbond beautifully presented on blank A4 cartridge paper - for a one-off payment of only £5.74.’
    • ‘The only thing ringing in her head was the scratching of the pencil lead on the cartridge paper.’
    • ‘The first cartoon strip submitted for publication in 1981 was drawn in pen and ink on cartridge paper and about three times larger than the printed size.’

Origin

Mid 17th century: originally used to make cartridge cases.

Pronunciation:

cartridge paper

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