[pey-per-bak] /ˈpeɪ pərˌbæk/
a book bound in a flexible cover, often a lower-priced edition of a hardcover book.
(of a book) bound in a flexible cover:
a paperback edition of Orwell’s novel.
of, for, or pertaining to paperbacks:
a paperback bookstore.
a book or edition with covers made of flexible card, sold relatively cheaply Compare hardback
of or denoting a paperback or publication of paperbacks
to publish in paperback
1899, from paper (n.) + back (n.). Adjective paper-backed attested from 1888.
[pey-per-boi] /ˈpeɪ pərˌbɔɪ/ noun 1. a youth or man who sells newspapers on the street or delivers them to homes; newsboy. /ˈpeɪpəˌbɔɪ/ noun 1. a boy employed to deliver newspapers, magazines, etc
noun 1. the effort to earn a diploma or college degree, especially in law, or a professional certificate or license. 2. the writing of assignments and reports, collecting of supporting documents, filling out of forms, and other paperwork necessary to obtain a college degree or a professional certificate or license, apply for financial aid or […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. See under . [kroh-muh-tog-ruh-fee] /ˌkroʊ məˈtɒg rə fi/ noun, Chemistry. 1. the separation of mixtures into their constituents by preferential adsorption by a solid, as a column of silica (column chromatography) or a strip of filter paper (paper chromatography) or by a gel. /ˌkrəʊməˈtɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the technique of separating and analysing […]
[pey-per-klip] /ˈpeɪ pərˈklɪp/ verb (used with object), paper-clipped, paper-clipping. 1. to fasten together with one or more paper clips: Paper-clip these letters and file them. /ˈpeɪpəˌklɪp/ noun 1. a clip for holding sheets of paper together, esp one made of bent wire