Origin of cellophanefrom cell(ulose) + -o- + -phane
a thin, transparent material made from cellulose, used as a moisture-proof wrapping for foods, tobacco, etc.
- A thin, flexible, transparent cellulose material made from wood pulp and used as a moistureproof wrapping.
- Plastic wrap.
Origin of cellophaneOriginally a trademark
(countable and uncountable, plural cellophanes)
(third-person singular simple present cellophanes, present participle cellophaning, simple past and past participle cellophaned)
- To wrap or package in cellophane.
- Not only have the contents been selected (usually with a specific color scheme in mind), but everything has been carefully arranged into a beautiful basket and usually wrapped up with clear cellophane to keep the contents together.
- Personalized mugs and hot cocoa mix make for a cozy winter treat, while caramel apples wrapped in cellophane and tied with a fancy ribbon are great fall treats.
- This site offers everything you need to keep your business stocked, including items such as wicker baskets, cellophane, gift basket shred and ribbons and bows.
- These Christmas trees are typically decorated with star lanterns made from bamboo sticks, covered with brightly colored rice paper or cellophane.
- Favors: Party favors could include simple, cellophane bags in pirate and princess themes which feature candy, small toys, stickers and pencils.