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Noun: paper  pey-pu(r)
  1. A material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood, rags or certain grasses
  2. An essay (especially one written as an assignment)
    "he got an A on his paper";
    - composition, report, theme
  3. A daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements
    "he read his paper at breakfast";
    - newspaper
  4. A medium for written communication
    "the notion of an office running without paper is absurd"
  5. A scholarly article describing new results, analysis or hypotheses
    "he has written many scientific papers"
  6. A business firm that publishes newspapers
    "Murdoch owns many papers";
    - newspaper, newspaper publisher
  7. The physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher
    "when it began to rain he covered his head with a paper";
    - newspaper
Verb: paper  pey-pu(r)
  1. Cover with paper
    "paper the box"
  2. Cover with wallpaper
    - wallpaper

Derived forms: papers, papering, papered

Type of: article, cover, essay, material, medium, press, product, production, public press, publisher, publishing company, publishing firm, publishing house, stuff

Part of: page

Encyclopedia: Paper, rock, scissors