[ UK /blˈɒtɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈbɫɑtɝ/ ]
  1. the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station
  2. absorbent paper used to dry ink
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How To Use blotter In A Sentence

  • Blotter made a show of biting her knuckles and growing pale, as she was programmed to do in tense situations.
  • A blotter on the desk, one of those desk diary appointment things?
  • Drago sank into his chair behind the desk after Schrader had gone and tossed his wire-framed glasses on the blotter in front of him. ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH'
  • Her eyes were on the paper; her bare arm lay on the green blotter like a swatch of white satin across a lawn. DANSVILLE
  • Spread out on the blotter were a quantity of envelopes. The Vesuvius Club
  • Some skimmers work by separating the top layer mechanically; others use a sort of blotter or a suction mechanism.
  • Before another door in the wall to his left, opening onto a broad balcony, was a well-worn desk, covered with a blotter, a neat stack of parchments, inkwells, a small rack of reed pens, a small waterclock, and other paraphernalia.
  • He had been trained to put his deliveries on the blotter rather than the highly polished wood of the desk.
  • Bell pushes were often made as part of a desk set, orgarniture de bureau, which would also contain a blotter, a clock, candlesticks, a pen rest, an inkwell, a stamp box, a glue pot, and a notepad holder.
  • The sawdust gathered on her blotter with ugly subtleness, like dandruff on a collar.
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