Definition of electronic paper in English:

electronic paper


  • 1An electronic version of a newspaper.

  • 2A thin, usually flexible, display medium likened to paper but working electronically like a computer screen, and typically used with a stylus rather than a keyboard.


1960s; earliest use found in The Winnipeg Free Press. From electronic + paper.


electronic paper

/ˌɛlɛkˌtrɒnɪk ˈpeɪpə/ /ˌɛlɪkˌtrɒnɪk ˈpeɪpə/ /ˌɪlɛkˌtrɒnɪk ˈpeɪpə/