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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Paper-faced (Shak.) having a face as white as paper
    • ***


  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    “Girls usually have a paper mache face on their wedding day.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A shortened form of papyrus.


In literature:

Every boy carried in his hand a sheet of paper, and wore on his face a most self-satisfied expression.
"The Willoughby Captains" by Talbot Baines Reed
The unfolded essay was in her hand, her face was as white as the paper itself.
"Etheldreda the Ready" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Weston, who sat with a set face gazing at the papers in front of him, handed several of them across the table.
"The Gold Trail" by Harold Bindloss
When he had thrust his papers into their very faces they had pushed him roughly aside.
"Children of the Tenements" by Jacob A. Riis
They read it together, their two heads plunged deeply into the paper so that I could not watch their faces.
"That Affair Next Door" by Anna Katharine Green
The paper fell from Toni's hands and the light of a great inspiration flashed into her face.
"The Making of a Soul" by Kathlyn Rhodes
Faussel was standing in the door with more papers, a shocked expression on his face.
"Planet of the Damned" by Harry Harrison
Mr. Robert nodded, and taking some papers from his table held them before his face and surveyed the youth over the top.
"Salthaven" by W. W. Jacobs
A frown came over his face as he stood looking at the paper in his hand.
"The Secret Wireless" by Lewis E. Theiss
Within the paper was a box, and inside that, looking out from a frame of dull Roman gold, was her mother's face.
"Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party" by C. E. Jacobs
When I saw him my heart gave a painful leap, and I think my face must have gone as white as paper.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
So I may as well face the thing on paper, here in the privacy of my diary, and laugh at it.
"Possessed" by Cleveland Moffett
One morning I strolled into the hotel, and who should run into me but the attorney with a face the colour of white paper.
"The Grell Mystery" by Frank Froest
His face was of the hue of grey paper, and he gasped for breath, and trembled.
"VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea" by David Christie Murray
Her lips, like bits of vermilion paper, stared as from an idol's face.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
At the face value of the paper, or at the price for which it had been purchased?
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
He went through the whole of his canvass and then thrust a paper under the lawyer's face with "Sign here" above the dotted line.
"The Book of Business Etiquette" by Nella Henney
When she came in, Jim was sitting erect and stern-faced, sorting papers.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
With these thoughts, he put up his books and papers, and turned his face towards St. Saviour's.
"Loss and Gain" by John Henry Newman
It is then placed face up in a tray of water, on which we place face down a sheet of bromide paper.
"Bromide Printing and Enlarging" by John A. Tennant

In poetry:

Ivory milk, earth's coffee,
The white face of books
And the touch, feel, smell of paper —
Latin's lovely looks.
"Common Things" by Ivor Gurney
Mouth fills w/taste of copper.
Chinese paper. Foreign money. Old posters.
Gyro on a string, a table.
A coin spins. The faces.
"Wilderness" by James Douglas Morrison
Wot all the courts an' papers say
Can't add to my distress....
Rose, with the blood upon 'er face
An' on 'er crumpled dress!
An' that poor champ who got the bump --
Ah, Gawd! 'E was a mess!
"The Joy Ride" by C J Dennis
He rises and moves away, he says no word,
He folds his evening paper and turns away;
I rush through the dark with rows of lamplit faces;
Fire bells peal, and some of us turn to listen,
And some sit motionless in their accustomed places.
"The House Of Dust: Part 01: 06:" by Conrad Potter Aiken

In news:

The company has been closing mills and production facilities in the face of weakening demand for paper products.
Daily Papers Face Unprecedented Competition.
Puddle of Mudd 's Wes Scantlin Signs Divorce Papers With Two Smiley Faces.
If one were to sit down with paper and pen and write the 100 most pressing concerns facing Hoosiers, a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage would not make the list.
A Colleyville mother is facing a felony charge after police say she helped a group of middle-schoolers wielding toilet paper, mustard and peanut butter cause nearly $6,000 in damage to a neighbor's home.
Faced with an opportunity to lead civic discussion and take a stand, some papers fare better than others.
USG paper-faced plastic bead .
In court papers filed Monday, Gabriel Aubry says he suffered a fractured rib, bruises to the face and cuts that required stiches.
The leaders of a formerly Gwinnett-based paper company are facing federal charges alleging shady, duty-dodging transactions with officials in China and Taiwan.
Semi- gloss, paper-faced labelstocks.
According to Merriam-Webster, flexagons are folded paper figures that can be flexed along their folds to expose various arrangements of their faces.
UBS faces $1.6 billion fine over Libor rigging: paper.
Printers face a number of tradeoffs in selecting presses, ink and paper for production inkjet.
On September 13, 2001, Rachel Uchitel became the face of tragedy when this photo appeared in papers nationwide.
In 1931, Pawnee-born Chester Gould created "Dick Tracy," a comic strip which not only changed the face of the funny papers, but law enforcement as well.

In science:

In this paper I have reviewed a series of technological, statistical, and astrophysical issues that future ground-based as well as space-borne efforts will have to face in their attempts to discover planets.
Astrometric Methods and Instrumentation to Identify and Characterize Extrasolar Planets: A Review
In the resulting set, user l’s signal ˆXl is indeed independent of ˆSl = Pi
On the Fading Paper Achievable Region of the Fading MIMO Broadcast Channel
Here in Agnarsson’s paper the subposet Fπ (k, k + 1) is the height-2 sub-poset i.e. bipartite sub-poset of Fπ consisting of the k and (k + 1)-dimensional faces of π .
On natural join of posets properties and first applications
Furthermore, many papers contain somewhat neutral statements such as ‘this correlation is highly significant ( p < 0.01).’ Such a statement could be read at face value, namely that the correlation was subjected to a significance test and a p-value of less than 0.01 was found.
Significance Tests in Climate Science
Measuring the Shear Per Galaxy: Some of the greatest difficulties we face come from the fact that the majority of the galaxies have a very low signal to noise and that the intrinsic shapes of galaxies are complex. A detailed discussion of some of these problems is presented in the GREAT08 results paper .
Image processing challenges in weak gravitational lensing
The flip side of the privacy problem is faced by review sites themselves: how to address spam-reviews and sybil-accounts? The goal of this paper is to explore linkability of reviews by investigating how close and related are a person’s reviews.
Exploring Linkablility of Community Reviewing
The assignment of papers to reviewers is one of the most important tasks facing the organizers of scientific conferences.
A Framework for Optimizing Paper Matching
On a slightly different note, P4 said“Apart from the light of the screen shining on my face, I can hold paper however I want while reading it.
Examining Motivations behind Paper Usage in Academia
Unfortunately, these alternatives do not address all the issues we face with paper today and apart from being expensive, are not readily available to the public.
Examining Motivations behind Paper Usage in Academia
In this paper, as in earlier work such as [G3] and [V], an important role is played by the following functions, defined for compact faces of the Newton polyhedron. A vertex is always considered to be a compact face of dimension zero.
An elementary local resolution of singularities algorithm
This, by the way, is the reason we have so strongly emphasized in this paper the deep conceptual difference between a “face” and an “upper face” of a die.
Quantum dice
When writing this paper we were faced with two problems.
Reaction-Diffusion Processes, Critical Dynamics and Quantum Chains
On the other hand, our result at face value may not be correct due to incorrect estimates of σ (incorrect MBH estimates are unlikely; Paper I).
The Locus of Highly Accreting AGNs on the M_BH--sigma Plane: Selections, Limitations, and Implications
Most of this paper will discuss reconstruction from a marker-per-face strategy with point-plane or pointnormal metadata and possibly additional metadata.
Geometric reconstruction from point-normal data
Studen´y: Description of structures of stochastic conditional independence by means of faces and imsets (a series of three papers).
Standard imsets for undirected and chain graphical models