Glossary of Printing Terms:
Glassine

  1. A thin dense paper that is transparent or semi-transparent.

It is grease resistant. It has a slightly cloudy appearance.

It is often used as a patch over a die cut window on envelopes.

  1. A strong, thin, glazed, semi-transparent paper that used to make protective covers for

books because it is, among other durable characteristics, grease and water resistant.


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