from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A thin, flexible, transparent cellulose material made from wood pulp and used as a moistureproof wrapping.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a variety of transparent plastic films, especially one made of processed cellulose.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a transparent paperlike product that is impervious to moisture and used to wrap candy or cigarettes etc.
Originally a trademark.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Genericized trademark. Blend of cellulose and diaphane. (Wiktionary)