Origin of cellophane
Examples from the Web for cellophane
His uniform was too tight and was wrapped around his doughy body like cellophane.
The buckwheat with pork fat and boiled potatoes is served in cellophane bowls and is fresh and tasty.Slouching Towards Maidan: An American Hair-Trader Reflects On Ukraine’s Protests|Vijai Maheshwari|December 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The 46-look collection consisted of drop-waist skirts, cellophane cocktail dresses, and translucent and tinsel fabrics.Marc Jacobs's Entire Spring / Summer 2012 Collection Stolen|Isabel Wilkinson|November 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
And was there a print visible to you underneath the cellophane?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
He stripped the cellophane from a drinking glass, poured it half-full of the amber liquor and drained it.Forsyte's Retreat|Winston Marks
Hand me one of the swabs you will find wrapped in cellophane in the bag, please.Dorothy Dixon Wins Her Wings|Dorothy Wayne
Earlier in the afternoon we had taken out of cellophane bags here the clothing of the President.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
I coated the wounds with grafting-wax, latex, cellophane, asphalt and paraffine.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
Word Origin for Cellophane
1912, trademark name for a flexible, transparent product made from regenerated cellulose, coined by the inventor, Swiss chemist Jacques E. Brandenberger (1872-1954), probably from cell(ulose) + o + phane, from Greek phainein "to appear" (see phantasm).