cellophane cellophane  /ˈsɛ lə ˌfeɪn/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Some record shoppers will buy the bright, cellophane-wrapped Angel albums for the label alone.
  2. It led to Duco to rayon and to cellophanethe latter two based on French patents.
  3. Almond-and-lime skyr, a strained Icelandic cheese, is served on a banana leaf, wrapped like a present with bows and cellophane paper.

News

  • John C. Reilly's roots revue at Radio Radio

    Don't get it twisted: John C. Reilly's folk group is no movie star vanity project. His musical career goes deep. After launching his acting career in the Chicago musical theater community, Reilly blew the Academy away with his performance of "Mister Cellophane" as part of the cast of 2002's Chicago .… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Nuvo

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Quotes

  1. "I think certainly the people in the administration who came in didn't arrive out of cellophane packages," Mr. Rumsfeld said.
    on Mar 23, 2004 By: Donald Rumsfeld Source: New York Times

  2. "The audience loved us so much it became like a mob scene," said Vincent. "They raided our table after the show, money was flying everywhere and there was nothing left but a bunch of cellophane. That was a defining moment for me."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Rhonda Vincent Source: InlandSoCal.com

  3. "One day," Newton tells me at the premiere, "I covered Simon's loo in Cellophane, and squashed up a Mars bar and left it in the bowl. Then I stole a pair of his pants and smeared them in Marmite so it looked like a giant skid mark and left them on...
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Thandie Newton Source: Independent

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