Carbon-paper definition

A lightweight paper coated on one side with a dark waxy pigment, placed between two sheets of blank paper so that the bottom sheet will receive a copy of what is typed or written on the top sheet.
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Very thin paper coated on one side with a waxy, dark-colored preparation, as of carbon: it is placed between two sheets of paper so that the pressure of typing or writing on the upper sheet makes a copy on the lower.
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A sheet of paper with one of the faces impregnated with carbon, used to make carbon copies.
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Paper used in the carbon process.
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Attributive form of carbon paper.

Carbon-paper stain on my fingers.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
carbon-paper
Plural:
carbon-papers