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tracing paper

a thin, transparent paper for making tracings.
Origin of tracing paper
1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for tracing paper
  • Using pencils and tracing paper, he creates a drawing of the design that the customer has requested.
  • Seventy-eight of the drawings are executed in graphite on tracing paper.
  • They are on tracing paper, which is yellow with age.
  • Place a sheet of tracing paper over a sheet of heavy white paper.
  • Use thin paper such as newsprint, typing paper or tracing paper.
  • Pencils and commemorative tracing paper are provided onsite, so visitors can make rubbings of names.
  • Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on tracing paper.
  • Transfer each rattlesnake range map to tracing paper.
  • Place a variety of coins between tracing paper and heavy white paper.
  • Have students draw another pair of intersecting lines and use tracing paper to verify the congruent angles.
British Dictionary definitions for tracing paper

tracing paper

strong transparent paper used for tracing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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