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glassine

[gla-seen] /glæˈsin/
noun
1.
a strong, thin, glazed, semitransparent paper, often made into small bags, used for packaging foods, for book jackets, etc.
Origin of glassine
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; glass + -ine1
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  • It was of sulphite fiber inside, and glassine outside; a style afterward reversed, so as to have the glassine the inner tube.

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glassine

/ɡlæˈsiːn/
noun
1.
a glazed translucent paper used for book jackets
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