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Definition of the noun flypaper

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noun - plural: flypapers

  1. paper that is poisoned or coated with a sticky substance to kill flies
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: paper = a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses


  1. "Flypaper" is a 2011 crime fiction comedy film written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, and directed by Rob Minkoff.
  2. "Flypaper" is a 1997 crime feature film starring Craig Sheffer, Robert Loggia, Sadie Frost, Talisa Soto and Lucy Liu. It was written and directed by Klaus Hoch.


  1. "Flypaper" is a musical album of Fly Paper.
    • released on
  2. "Flypaper" is a musical album of Keith Rowe & Oren Ambarchi.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  3. "FlyPaper" is a musical composition that was nominated for the award Classical Composition of the Year in the 2007 Juno Awards.
    • music by K-os
    • award: - Juno Award for Songwriter of the Year nomination for K-os


Flypaper is a record label.


Flypaper is a fly-killing device made of paper coated with a sweetly fragrant, but extremely sticky and sometimes poisonous substance that traps flies and other flying insects when they land upon it. Fly paper is considered a pest control device, and is subject to regulation in the United States of America under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.

  • also known as 捕蝇纸

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Google previewNature Study (1903)

No insect, for example, should ever be tortured — sticky flypaper is a cruel abomination — and yet it is necessary that vast multitudes of the insect tribe should be destroyed. Good food in abundance is of more importance than the lives of many ...

Google previewAs a Thief in the Night (A Dr Thorndyke Mystery) (2016)

by R. Austin Freeman

A flypaper is a perfectly normal domestic object. But, as you say, it can on occasion be used as a source of arsenic for criminal purposes; and a paper that has been so used will be found to have had practically the whole of the arsenic soaked ...

Google previewGood Housekeeping (1909)

Sticky flypaper is the most efficient way of catching flies. This is not so inhuman as it may seem. It is better that the fly should struggle a few minutes than that a person should sufier for weeks with typhoid fever, the germs of which that fly had left ...

Google previewGrowing Medical Marijuana (2013)

Securely and Legally by Dave DeWitt

Flypaper is a perfect example of how to handle whltellles in the indoor garden without resorting to chemicals.

Google previewMalware Forensics Field Guide for Windows Systems (2012)

Digital Forensics Field Guides by Cameron H. Malin, Eoghan Casey, James M. Aquilina

these tools and techniques, digital casting of physical memory can be augmented by identifying digital impression and trace evidence using FlyPaper40 and RECon.41 u FlyPaper is a utility that loads a device driver causing process artifacts ...

Google previewIntroduction to Integrated Pest Management (2012)

by Mary Louise Flint, R. van den Bosch

Flypaper is a well-known application of this technique. Red “sticky spheres” ( Figure 7-3B) have controlled apple maggots in small orchards. Sticky bands ( Chapter 4, Figure 4-8) around tree trunks are still a popular control for gypsy moth, ...

Google previewMake Writing Exciting, Grades 3 - 4 (2011)

by Kelly Gunzenhauser

Flypaper is a sticky strip of paper that traps flies and other bugs when they land. It can be very messy for animals and people who accidentally touch it. Still other people think the best way to get rid of flies is to use an old-fashioned fly swatter.

Google previewComplete Works of R. Austin Freeman (Delphi Classics) (2016)

by R. Austin Freeman

A flypaper is a perfectly normal domestic object. But, as you say, it can on.

Google previewStablekeeping (2000)

A Visual Guide to Safe and Healthy Horsekeeping by Cherry Hill

Fly Papers and Tapes Flypaper is a sticky ribbon of. SANITATION & PEST CONTROL ...

Google previewThe National Druggist (1902)

one of the newsiest and brightest of German trade-papers: “Unduestionably the best flypaper is that introduced from America within the last 3 years by the house of H. Stössler, of Vier-ma, and called “Tanglefoot.' By actual experiment this ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Taxation & Tax Policy (2005)

by Joseph J. Cordes, Robert D. Ebel, Jane Gravelle

New York University The "flypaper effect" is the persistent empirical finding that an intergovernmental grant stimulates more spending by the recipient government than an equal increase in local resources, in contradiction of the theoretical ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Taxation (2012)

by Simon R. James

flypaper. effect. The idea that once taxpayers' money is in the public sector, it is likely to stick to it. So, for instance, if central government gave local government an additional grant, it is more likely to stick to local government spending than if the ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer

flyPaPer”. [The Reports came in] thick as hail —William Shakespeare, Macbeth ( You have fallen into ripeness) thick as honey —Marge Piercy Thick as Japanese beetles —Herman Wouk Wouh's simile from Inside, Outside refers to the ...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Economics (2013)

by Donald Rutherford

relations Barnett formula bloc grant Commonwealth Grants Commission communitycharge compulsory competitive tendering cooperative federalism creative federalism debt policy dual federalism federal finance fiscal federalism flypaper ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

silver paper, foil, муувин~a type ofChinese paper, наалдуур ~sticky paper, flypaper,ноотны ~ manuscriptpaper (mi/s.), пергамент~ (тостой~) oilpaper, сонины ~ newsprint, тос нэвтрүүлдэггүй~ greaseproof ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Community Policing and Problem Solving (2013)

by Kenneth J. Peak

Flypaper COPS In 2007, two economists at the University of Maryland sought to address the question of the effectiveness of COPS Office grants on crime rates and of the long-term impact that hiring officers had on law enforcement staffing ...

Google previewAn English-Dakota Dictionary (1902)

by John Poage Williamson

flypaper, ». Honagidanikmui)ke. flyspecks, ». Honagidancesdi. flying-squirrel, ». Psinca. flying-visit, ». Inahnititokanipi. foal, ». Sunkcincana. foam, ». Tage. focus, ». Okiwita. fodder, n. Wanuyanpiwoyute. foe, n. To'ka. fog, n.

Google previewA Consumerýs Dictionary of Household, Yard and Office Chemicals (2007)

Complete Information About Harmful and Desirable Chemicals Found in Everyday Home Products, Yard Poisons, and Office Polluters by Ruth Winter

photoengraving lithography, electroplating, yellow and orange paints, ink manufacture, chrome plating,stainless steel, steel polishing, welding, cement, rubber, glass, linoleum, wood stains, poisoned flypaper, and antirust compounds. Itisa skin ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York City (2010)

Second Edition by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood

and the book The Sweet Flypaper of Life (1955), which was well received for its humor and optimism. Langston Hughes Arnold Rampersad, ...

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Scrabble value of F4L1Y4P3A1P3E1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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