building paper

noun
heavy paper used especially in the construction of frame buildings to block drafts, for insulation, etc.

Origin:
1870–75, Americanism

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building paper
 
n
any of various types of heavy-duty paper that usually consist of bitumen reinforced with fibre sandwiched between two sheets of kraft paper: used in damp-proofing or as insulation between the soil and a road surface

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Results for a wall with building paper that employed building paper.
In older houses brick veneer may only be attached to the wall with a layer of
  mortar between the brick and the building paper.
Many older homes do not have building paper under their horizontal siding
  around the crawl space.
All asphalt applications begin and end on building paper.
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