What does blotter mean?

Definitions for blotter
ˈblɒt ərblot·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blotting paper, blotternoun

    absorbent paper used to dry ink

  2. blotter, day book, police blotter, rap sheet, charge sheetnoun

    the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station


  1. blotternoun

    a piece of blotting paper in a pad as a piece of desk furniture

  2. blotternoun

    a daily register of arrests and other events in a police station


  1. blotter

    A blotter is typically a piece of absorbent paper used to absorb excess ink when writing with a fountain pen. It can also refer to a daily record of events or transactions, particularly in businesses, like a police blotter that records crime-related activities. Furthermore, within the context of psychedelic drugs, a blotter is a small piece of paper soaked with a drug for oral consumption.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blotternoun

    one who, or that which, blots; esp. a device for absorbing superfluous ink

  2. Blotternoun

    a wastebook, in which entries of transactions are made as they take place


  1. Blotter

    Blotter is the first full-length studio album by the American band Nightstick, released in 1996 on Relapse Records.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Blotter is ranked #86981 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Blotter surname appeared 214 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Blotter.

    98.1% or 210 total occurrences were White.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blotter in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blotter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of blotter in a Sentence

  1. Father Hendricks:

    It's already blottered, you put it on a blotter. Will I lie ? It was a mistake on my part. Should have known better than trying to just have life.

  2. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Approximately how many 'inkspots' can a police blotter soak-up before it is retired or replaced?

  3. Father Hendricks:

    You put it on a blotter. Will I lie ? It was a mistake on my part. Should have known better than trying to just have life.

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