1. blotting paper absorbent paper used to dry ink
  2. walking papers (informal) a notice of dismissal or discharge
  3. rolling paper a strong tissue paper that burns evenly and is sufficiently porous to control the burning of the tobacco in a cigarette
  4. connecting rod a rod that transmits motion
  5. connecting room a hotel room that shares a wall with an adjoining room and is connected by a private door
  6. working papers a legal document giving information required for employment of certain people in certain countries
  7. collecting the act of gathering something together
  8. holding paddock a pen where livestock is temporarily confined
  9. writing paper paper material made into thin sheets that are sized to take ink; used for writing correspondence and manuscripts
  10. electronic network a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
  11. eclectic selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas
  12. holding pattern a state of inaction with no progress and no change
  13. electrical work the craft of an electrician
  14. collective farm a farm operated collectively
  15. erecting prism a right-angled optical prism used to turn an inverted image upright
  16. collective security a system for international peace
  17. collection plate a shallow receptacle for collection in church
  18. collective bargaining negotiation between an employer and a trade union
  19. masking paper adhesive tape used to cover the part of a surface that should not be painted
  20. collective agreement contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions

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