a transparent, paperlike product of viscose, impervious to moisture, germs, etc., used to wrap and package food, tobacco, etc.
of, made of, or resembling cellophane.
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How to use cellophane in a sentence
As I exhaled, a string of bubbles tickled up my face, growing into bulbous, cellophane-like jellyfish by the time they reached the surface, 60 feet above.Inhale, Exhale. Sitting with Grief on the Red Sea Floor. | jversteegh | January 10, 2022 | Outside Online
While the reversible hydrogel is a true glue, it’s less sticky than cellophane tape.New glue offers to turn any small walking robot into Spider-Man | Shi En Kim | August 18, 2021 | Science News For Students
His colleague, Tom Rosenthal, stood behind, tempting and drawing the canines closer by waving a piece of cellophane wrapper from a pack of cigarettes that they might take for food.
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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
A sweet-looking guy auditions by singing “Mr. cellophane” from Chicago; what kind of kid sings “Mr. cellophane”?
She reminded me of a great loaf of white bread, plumped down on the sofa in its cellophane wrapping.
Surprisingly enough, some industries such as the tobacco industry and the rayon and cellophane industries expanded considerably.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
The cellophane came unsealed with surprising ease: so did the revenue stamp.The Mercenaries | Henry Beam Piper
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
With the hunger gnawing at his stomach, Nick took a cellophane wrapped pie from the counter and began eating it.The Sex Life of the Gods | Michael Knerr
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
British Dictionary definitions for Cellophane
trademark a flexible thin transparent sheeting made from wood pulp and used as a moisture-proof wrapping
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