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blank paper or a blank space is empty and contains no writing or other marks
a clean piece of paper does not have anything written on it
lined paper has lines printed on it to help to you write straight
made of strong, light-brown paper
ruled paper has straight lines printed on it
used for describing something made of special paper that produces a particular smell when you scratch it
British squared paper has small squares printed on it
sticky paper or plastic has glue on one side so that it sticks to a surface
an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment
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Free thesaurus definition of words used to describe paper and pieces of paper from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.