cellophane

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'cellophane', 'Cellophane': /ˈsɛləˌfeɪn/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɛləˌfeɪn/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(selə fān′)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
cel•lo•phane /ˈsɛləˌfeɪn/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Chemistrya transparent, thin, flexible material like plastic or paper, used for wrapping.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
cel•lo•phane  (selə fān′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a transparent, paperlike product of viscose, impervious to moisture, germs, etc., used to wrap and package food, tobacco, etc.

adj. 
  1. of, made of, or resembling cellophane.
  • formerly trademark 1910–15

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Cellophane /ˈsɛləˌfeɪn/ n
  1. trademark a flexible thin transparent sheeting made from wood pulp and used as a moisture-proof wrapping
Etymology: 20th Century: from cellulose + -phane
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