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 for Tracing paper
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tracing \Tra"cing\, n.
     1. The act of one who traces; especially, the act of copying
        by marking on thin paper, or other transparent substance,
        the lines of a pattern placed beneath; also, the copy thus
        producted.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A regular path or track; a course.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Tracing cloth, Tracing paper, specially prepared
        transparent cloth or paper, which enables a drawing or
        print to be clearly seen through it, and so allows the use
        of a pen or pencil to produce a facsimile by following the
        lines of the original placed beneath.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tracing paper
      n 1: a semitransparent paper that is used for tracing drawings

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