Parchment

A non-stick, silicone coated, heat-resistant paper used in cooking.
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parchment

Animal skin (usually sheep) used for a writing material.
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Parchment

The dressed undersplit of sheepskin.
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parchment

[n] - a superior paper resembling sheepskin 2. [n] - skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
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Parchment

Animal skin, especially sheep or goat, prepared as a surface for writing or painting on
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Parchment

A writing substance made from the skin of animals. Today, parchment-like paper, or vegetable parchment, is made by dip- ping paper quickly into sulphuric acid, then quickly washing it and neutralizing the acid. This melts the fibers on the outside, which in turn coats the other fibers and fills the void between them. The result is a grease resistan
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Parchment

See Pergamum.
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Parchment

Parchment, or parchmentised papers, have a high resistance to the penetration of grease and atmospheric humidity. Used largely for wrapping purposes, there are also grades of imitation parchments which are less impervious. Similar to greaseproof papers.
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Parchment

Parch'ment (-m e nt) noun [ Middle English parchemin , perchemin , French parchemin , Late Latin pergamenum , Latin pergamena , pergamina , from Latin Pergamenus of or belonging to Pergamus an ancient city of Mysia in Asia Minor, where p
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parchment

1. The skin of a lamb, sheep, goat, young calf, or other animal, prepared for writing on. See Vellum. 'But here's a parchment with the seal of Caesar.' (Shak) ... 2. The envelope of the coffee grains, inside the pulp. Parchment paper. See Papyrine. ... Origin: OE. Parchemin, perchemin, F. Parchemin, LL. Pergamenum, L. Pergamena, pergamina, fr. L. P
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parchment

noun skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
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Parchment

• (n.) The envelope of the coffee grains, inside the pulp. • (n.) The skin of a lamb, sheep, goat, young calf, or other animal, prepared for writing on. See Vellum.
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parchment

the processed skins of certain animals—chiefly sheep, goats, and calves—that have been prepared for the purpose of writing on them. The name ... [7 related articles]
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parchment

  1. a superior paper resembling sheepskin
  2. skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on

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Parchment

Paper that simulates writing surfaces made from animal skins.
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parchment

parchment, untanned skins of animals, especially of the sheep, calf, and goat, prepared for use as a writing material. The name is a corruption of Pergamum, the ancient city of Asia Minor where preparation of parchment suitable for use on both sides was achieved in the 2d cent. B.C. Parchment, which...
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Parchment

Parchment is a type of fine writing paper traditionally made from sheep or goat skin.
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Parchment

Prepared animal skin on which text is written.
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Parchment

[disambiguation] Parchment is a thin material most often used as pages of a book or manuscript. Parchment may also refer to: ...
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Parchment

Parchment is a material made from animal skin; often calfskin, sheepskin, or goatskin. Its most common use was as a material for writing on, for documents, notes, or the pages of a book, codex or manuscript. Parchment is limed, scraped and dried under tension. It is not tanned; therefore, it is very reactive to changes in relative humidity and wil
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parchment

A stiff material made of sheepskin or goatskin that is used for bindings and for legal documents and manuscripts. Material that is made of paper but looks and feels similar to the skin material can also be called parchment.
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Parchment

A heavy, heat-resistant paper used in cooking.
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Parchment

Goatskin or sheepskin used as a writing surface--the medieval equivalent of 'paper.' A technical dis
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Parchment

A final thin, crumbly skin covering wet-processed coffee beans after the coffee berries have been sk
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Parchment

Animal skins that have been treated by scraping, use of lime to remove hair, and rubbing. Skins of s
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