A smooth, uniform paper used for writing with pen or pencil. Writing papers generally exhibit good strength and erasability. They are available in a variety of finishes and colors.
Synonyms and Related Terms
stationery; papier écriture (Fr.); papier d'écriture (Fr.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000