Definition of Cellophane

1. Noun. A transparent paperlike product that is impervious to moisture and used to wrap candy or cigarettes etc..

Generic synonyms: Plastic Wrap



Definition of Cellophane

1. Noun. (organic compounds uncountable) Any of a variety of transparent plastic films, especially one made of processed cellulose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cellophane

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Cellophane

1. A generic name for film produced from wood pulp by the viscose process. It is a thin, transparent sheeting of regenerated cellulose, moisture-proof and sometimes dyed, and used chiefly as food wrapping or as bags for dialysis. Chemical name: Cellophane (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cellophane

cellobiohydrolase
cellobiose
cellobiose oxidase
cellobioses
cellobiosidase
cellobioside
cellodextrin phosphorylase
cellohexose
celloidin
celloidins
cellolike
cellomics
cellon
cellona
cellopentaose
cellophane (current term)
cellophane noodle
cellophane noodles
cellophanes
cellos
cellose
celloses
cellotaph
cellotaphs
cellotetraose
cellotriose
cellphone
cellphone lot
cellphone lots
cellphones

Literary usage of Cellophane

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1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Schematic diagram of a renal dialyzer "Waste" blood from the radial artery is pumped through coils with cellophane walls, which are embedded in renewable ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"cellophane may be safely used for packaging food in accordance with the following prescribed conditions: (a) cellophane consists of a base sheet made from ..."

3. Canadian Transportation and Distribution Management (1869)
"The first pound of "cellophane" was manufactured in Canada in 1932. At that time Spalding Black was appointed to advertise and promote "cellophane" and ..."

4. Smokeless Tobacco Or Health: An International Perspective by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The mixture is then tied as a round ball in the cellophane wrapper and given to ... A user typically rubs the cellophane ball vigorously on the palm for a ..."

5. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"The product of the latter inventor, under the name of ""cellophane," has found wide application as a wrapping material for the protec- 1. ..."

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