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newsprint

[nooz-print, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌprɪnt, ˈnyuz-/
noun
1.
a low-grade, machine-finished paper made from wood pulp and a small percentage of sulfite pulp, used chiefly for newspapers.
Also called newspaper.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; news + print
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British Dictionary definitions for new-sprint

newsprint

/ˈnjuːzˌprɪnt/
noun
1.
an inexpensive wood-pulp paper used for newspapers
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Word Origin and History for new-sprint

newsprint

n.

"cheap paper from pulp, used to print newspapers," 1909, from news (n.) + print.

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