Wallpaper meaning

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To decorate a wall or room with wallpaper.
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A picture or design displayed on the background of a computer screen or cell phone.
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Paper often colored and printed with designs and pasted to a wall as a decorative covering.
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To cover with wallpaper.
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Paper, usually with colored patterns printed on it, that is pasted to the walls or ceiling of a room as a covering.
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A picture or colored pattern appearing as the background to the icons of a GUI screen display.
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To hang or apply wallpaper on or in.
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A pattern or picture used to represent the desktop surface in a graphical user interface (GUI). Also called the "background," many wallpaper options come with each operating system, such as a single image or random images from one of the user's folders. Smartphones also allow a variety of backgrounds to be used on the home screens.Live WallpaperLive wallpaper renders some moving object or continuous scene change for people who like the glitz of animation. However, in a portable device, live wallpaper is a battery drain.Why Cover a Desktop with Wallpaper?Years ago, someone who had too many sleepless nights programming must have thought it a great analogy because a screen desktop is vertical like a wall. Starting with Windows XP, Microsoft decided to end the mystery and just call it "Background." See desktop and screen saver.
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(uncountable) Decorative paper-like material used to cover the inner walls of buildings.
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(countable) A style or design of such material or image.

He is letting her select the wallpapers for the whole house.

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(computing, Microsoft Windows) An image or tiled pattern used as a background to personalize a computer desktop.
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To cover (a wall, a room, etc) with wallpaper.
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Origin of wallpaper

From wall + paper