doubleweight

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

double +‎ weight

Adjective[edit]

doubleweight (not comparable)

  1. (photography, printing) Being or relating to a paper of twice the ordinary weight.
    • 1940, Popular Mechanics (volume 74, number 5, November 1940, page 626)
      2 beautiful doubleweight gloss enlargements. 8 guaranteed neverfade prints each roll 25c.
    • 1958, Boys' Life (volume 48, number 12, December 1958, page 8)
      To reproduce right-of-way, speed-restriction, yard-limit, and other signs, photograph the original signs, and make prints, scale size, on doubleweight paper.