Meaning of PAPER in English


Function: adjective

Date: 1594

1 a : made of paper, cardboard, or papier-mâché <a paper bag> b : PAPERY

2 : of or relating to clerical work or written communication

3 : existing only in theory : NOMINAL <a paper blockade>

4 : admitted by free passes <a paper audience>

5 : finished with a crisp smooth surface similar to that of paper < paper taffeta>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.