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ˈsɛl əˌfeɪncel·lo·phane

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cellophanenoun

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


  1. cellophanenoun

    a transparent paper-like product made of regenerated cellulose, produced in sheets and rolls, which is impervious to moisture and germs, and which is used to wrap candy, cigarettes, and a wide variety of other products for distribution and retail sale; as, a pack of cigarettes in a cellophane wrapper.


  1. cellophanenoun

    Any of a variety of transparent plastic films, especially one made of processed cellulose.

    Etymology: Genericized trademark. .


  1. Cellophane

    Cellophane is a thin, transparent sheet made of regenerated cellulose. Its low permeability to air, oils, greases, bacteria and water makes it useful for food packaging. Cellophane is in many countries a registered trade mark of Innovia Films Ltd based in Wigton, Cumbria, United Kingdom.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cellophane

    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. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed & McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cellophane in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cellophane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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