Definition of glassine
: a thin dense transparent or semitransparent paper highly resistant to the passage of air and grease
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The detective strode into the walk-in evidence vault and, wearing latex gloves, produced nearly three dozen crisp new $100 bills, each in a glassine envelope.
An officer saw a purple case with a razor blade, a cut pen with residue inside and two glassine bags stamped New England Patriots when attending to the victim, the affidavit read.
Mr. Perez was accused of giving the officer two glassine envelopes of heroin.
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