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cel·lo·phane

 (sĕl′ə-fān′)
n.
1. A thin, flexible, transparent cellulose material made from wood pulp and used as a moistureproof wrapping.
2. Plastic wrap.

[Originally a trademark.]

cel′lo·phane′ adj.
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Cellophane

(ˈsɛləˌfeɪn)
n
trademark a flexible thin transparent sheeting made from wood pulp and used as a moisture-proof wrapping
[C20: from cellulose + -phane]
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cel•lo•phane

(ˈsɛl əˌfeɪn)

n.
a transparent, moistureproof paperlike product made from viscose, used to wrap and package food and other products.
[1910–15; formerly a trademark]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cellophane - a transparent paperlike product that is impervious to moisture and used to wrap candy or cigarettes etc.
plastic wrap - wrapping consisting of a very thin transparent sheet of plastic
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Translations
وَرَق سيلوفان شَفّاف للتَّغْليف
celofán
cellofan
celofan
celofán
sellófan, umbúîaefni
celofanas
celofāna-celofāns
celofáncelofánový
celofanцелофан
selofan

Cellophane

® [ˈseləfeɪn] Ncelofán m
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cellophane®

[ˈsɛləfeɪn]
ncellophane® f
modif [wrapping, pack] → de cellophane®cell phone cellphone, cell-phone [ˈsɛlfəʊn] nportablemtéléphone m portable
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Cellophane®

nCellophan® nt
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cellophane

® [ˈsɛləˌfeɪn] ncellophane ® m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cellophane

(ˈseləfein) (ˌin the United Kingdom) noun
a type of clear wrapping material. flowers wrapped in cellophane; (also adjective) cellophane wrapping.
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"In the bottom of the crates were found 768 compacted blocks of cannabis wrapped in celophane packages," she added.
The cuts of beef are wrapped in celophane and stamped A K Stoddard.