glassine


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glassine

[¦gla¦sēn]
(materials)
A thin, dense, transparent, supercalendered paper from highly refined sulfite pulp, used for envelope windows, for sanitary wrapping, and as an insulating paper between layers of iron-core transformer windings.
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He told the cop who found a nearly empty glassine with heroin traces that it had contained cocaine but that it was months old, and he was let go.
Street: I get to see used condoms, coffee cups, broken sparkles of windshield glass, tiny glassine baggies for crack--basic, shining urban grit I use to put together the story of that spot.
It is leaner, stronger and faster than conventional glassine liners -- fully recyclable and also able to boost productivity during both conversion and dispensing.
To my surprise, I found a box full of jumbled negatives from the 1960s - mostly 4-inch-by-5-inch size - stored in yellowing glassine envelopes.
TOP TIP: Peanut brittle is best presented in either greaseproof bags or glass jars - you can buy glassine bags, which look fabulous with a printed label topper and ribbon fastening.
Paper, glassine envelopes or glass vials can be used to store seeds.
When focusing on environmentally friendly packaging, it is essential to work on new materials with a Polypropylene liner, rather than Glassine.
At the museum would be a Gallery of Envelopes showcasing the glassine, the engraved, every size from AO to something you could mail a horse in.
All butterflies were captured with a butterfly net and placed into glassine envelopes for transport.
These "archival dos and don'ts" included: storage of materials in acid-free folders and boxes; photocopying of newsclippings onto acid-free paper; removal of rusted paper clips and dried rubber bands; unfolding and dusting of documents; removal of photographs from glassine envelopes and interleaving with acid-free tissue; storage of archives in secure environments with stable, if not controlled, temperature and humidity; avoidance of Scotch Tape, rubber cement, spray mount and mucilage; and banishment of food, drink, and smoking near archival documents.
Swathed in darkness, Lock traverses liminal realms with glassine sentences reminiscent in form and substance of the like found in Gene Wolfe's and Ursula K.