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What is the meaning of paper?
(Show more) paper, matted or felted sheet, usually made of cellulose fibres, formed on a wire screen from water suspension. A brief treatment of paper follows.
What is paper made of?
paper, matted or felted sheet, usually made of cellulose fibres, formed on a wire screen from water suspension. A brief treatment of paper follows. For full treatment, see papermaking. Paper: Fact or Fiction?
Where does the word’paper’come from?
Many centuries ago 鈥?as early as the 3rd millennium BC (that’s over 2000 BC) 鈥?people in Egypt made a kind of paper from the papyrus plant. This is where the word ‘paper’ comes from. The people of Greece and Rome learned to do this too.
What are the properties of paper?
Paper is also measured by caliper (thickness) and density. The strength and durability of paper is determined by factors such as the strength and length of the fibres, as well as their bonding ability, and the formation and structure of the sheet. The optical properties of paper include its brightness, colour, opacity, and gloss.