[ gla-seen ]
/ glæˈsin /
a strong, thin, glazed, semitransparent paper, often made into small bags, used for packaging foods, for book jackets, etc.
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Example sentences from the Web for glassine
(In Philadelphia heroin comes in glassine envelopes ink-stamped with a brand name or logo).
It was of sulphite fiber inside, and glassine outside; a style afterward reversed, so as to have the glassine the inner tube.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
British Dictionary definitions for glassine
/ (ɡlæˈsiːn) /
a glazed translucent paper used for book jackets
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