from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nearly transparent, resilient glazed paper resistant to the passage of air and grease.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a light paper used as interleaving between artworks or stamp album pages.
- n. smooth, non-absorbing, grease- and moisture-resistant, super-calendered paper
- n. A small stamp packet made from glassine paper.
One man accused of drug possession was found with a batch of glassine bags – the packaging of choice for drug merchants.
She pours melted sugar, glassine, for the rivers and oceans, and presses in spices for continents, cloves for mountains.
It is put into a slide mount-like viewing envelope and then inside of a larger glassine envelope with a magnifying glass thoughtfully included so that the recipient can actually read it.
Potential exists for abdominal obstruction and, depending on the type, spontaneous rupture of the packets. 4 Female body packers may transport the packets vaginally. 4 The syndrome of "bodystuffing" has arisen when individuals secretly ingest the illegal drugs they are carrying in an effort to escape police detection. 8 These are loosely wrapped packages such as cellophane, glassine, paper or foil, and usually release their contents into the GI tract. 8
If you gave her a letter, she would transcribe it "on a miniature desk in the tiniest of script, sealed with a miniscule wax seal with the sender's intial pressed into it, packaged up with a magnifying glass in a glassine envelope, and finished off with a large wax seal."
Â· A glassine envelope containing a collection of Vs. and Vitalogy- era memorabilia including beautiful lithographs of each band member, postcards, posters and much more.
· A glassine envelope containing a collection of Vs. and Vitalogy- era memorabilia including beautiful lithographs of each band member, postcards, posters and much more.
Movers typically wrap a painting in a buffered, acid-free glassine paper, then wrap it again with a bubble wrap and finally place the piece in a cardboard box that is at least three inches larger on all sides than the wrapped picture.
Stacks of damp cardboard boxes spilled over with thousands of unlabeled negatives in sticky plastic sleeves and glassine envelopes; many of the subjects were unrecognizable.
Authorities on Thursday say New York Drug Enforcement Task Force officers targeted an 18th floor apartment in Washington Heights used for mass-packaging glassine envelopes with heroin.
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