Meaning of newsprint in English:


Pronunciation /ˈnjuːzprɪnt/

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mass noun
  • Cheap, low-quality absorbent printing paper made from coarse wood pulp and used chiefly for newspapers.

    ‘All of these photographs are presented not in frames on the wall, but printed on newsprint in cheap tabloid form.’
    • ‘Lesson One in printing on cheap newsprint is surely never to print black type over a highly coloured background.’
    • ‘On each of them Tompkins has stuck a number of sheets of creased, off-white paper, similar in quality to newsprint.’
    • ‘The company is engaged in the making of newsprint, which is primarily recycled paper.’
    • ‘Despite a shortage of newsprint, newspapers and magazines continued to be published in every country during the war years.’
    • ‘So if we could separate out the house buying, the car buying, the changing of jobs, we would save eight million kilos a year of newsprint.’
    • ‘The increase is necessitated by the recent substantial rise in production costs, particularly of newsprint.’
    • ‘There was certainly more newsprint used on the subject than the clothing material used on the ramp by all the designers combined.’
    • ‘Countless words filled endless miles of newsprint on the subject.’
    • ‘As a bonus, newsprint leaves a dirt-resistant film so your windows will stay clean longer.’
    • ‘And all with a few simple lines on a few square centimetres of newsprint.’
    • ‘The all familiar contours and figures in black and white come with the fresh smell of newsprint and stay forever fresh in the mind.’
    • ‘In the acres of newsprint and hours of film footage devoted over the past week to the Queen Mother not even a passing mention has been made of her first cousin.’
    • ‘Then when we were all satisfied with the composition, they drew the size they wanted on newsprint.’
    • ‘They place samples of wood-based newsprint in sealed glass tubes and put the tubes in an oven.’
    • ‘Newspapers owned wharves for newsprint and were port employers in their own right at that time, so they had a direct link with our dispute.’
    • ‘He was writing sample topics on a piece of newsprint that was taped to shelves stuffed with law books.’
    • ‘We'll miss the smell of wet ink on newsprint and the whir of the giant presses beneath our feet but not a great deal else about the Black Lubiyanka.’
    • ‘Even scented candles or fresh newsprint are triggers for some people with asthma.’
    • ‘Bob Moses stands at the front of the spare white room, taping sheets of newsprint to a flip chart.’