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cellophane

se luh fayn

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

  • Stiff knee? Arthritis? Get a surgeon to open you up and wrap the joints in cellophane.
  • Some record shoppers will buy the bright, cellophane-wrapped Angel albums for the label alone.
  • It led to Duco to rayon and to cellophanethe latter two based on French patents.
News & Articles

  • 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 ]
    June 19, 2013 - Nuvo
Quotes

  • Donald Rumsfeld in New York Times
    I think certainly the people in the administration who came in didn't arrive out of cellophane packages,Mr. Rumsfeld said.
  • Rhonda Vincent in InlandSoCal.com
    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."
  • Thandie Newton in Independent
    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...

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