A thin, dense, glossy-surfaced, translucent paper resistant to the passage of air and dirt. Glassine is often used as a wrapping material or for the separation of sheets of paper. (pr. glas-EEN) See acid-free, art conservation, polyethylene, and storage.

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  • glassine — noun Date: 1916 a thin dense transparent or semitransparent paper highly resistant to the passage of air and grease …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glassine — /gla seen /, n. a strong, thin, glazed, semitransparent paper, often made into small bags, used for packaging foods, for book jackets, etc. [1915 20; GLASS + INE1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • glassine — [ glα:si:n] noun a glossy transparent paper …   English new terms dictionary

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