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ONIONSKIN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does onionskin mean? 

ONIONSKIN (noun)
  The noun ONIONSKIN has 1 sense:

1. a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies

  Familiarity information: ONIONSKIN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ONIONSKIN (noun)


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Meaning:

A thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

flimsy; onionskin

Hypernyms ("onionskin" is a kind of...):

typewriter paper; typing paper (writing paper suitable for use in a typewriter)


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