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glassine

[gla-seen]
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noun
  1. a strong, thin, glazed, semitransparent paper, often made into small bags, used for packaging foods, for book jackets, etc.
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Origin of glassine

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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    William H. Ukers


British Dictionary definitions for glassine

glassine

noun
  1. a glazed translucent paper used for book jackets
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