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carbon paper

  • n  a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper
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  • ACLU applauds transparency of Newark PD for posting stop-and-frisk reports online
    (NEWARK) – A field inquiry report is a carbon paper used every day on the streets of Newark by law enforcement. However, on this day, the fourth tab of the sheet has a much sharper focus because “stop-and-frisk” in Newark …
    Aug. 16, 2013 - WPIX 11 New York
  • On “New” typewriters
    There was an article in last Sunday’s New York Times about someone using a typewriter. It was a good article and I am happy to know that someone besides me still uses one. Not only do I type, but use carbon paper for copies. How about that!
    Aug. 16, 2013 - Garden City News

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