flint glass


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flint glass

n.
A soft, fusible, lustrous, brilliant lead-oxide optical glass with high refraction and low dispersion. Also called lead glass.

flint glass

n
(General Physics) another name for optical flint, flint4

flint′ glass`


n.
an optical glass of high dispersion and a relatively high index of refraction, composed of alkalis, lead oxide, and silica.
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Noun1.flint glass - optical glass of high dispersion and high refractive indexflint glass - optical glass of high dispersion and high refractive index
optical glass - clear homogeneous glass of known refractive index; used to make lenses
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He noticed that the flint glass wore away about twice as fast as the crown did, revealing that not only was there a difference in refractive index between the two pieces, but a significant difference in hardness as well.
Flint glass ranges from absolute clear to tinted with blue or light green tones, she said, with clear flint being the most popular.
For the lens material, Spinella chose to use an acrylic plastic instead of the flint glass used in the original lenses.
This is primarily a problem when green and amber glass is classified as flint glass, which in turn contaminates the flint glass stream.
Sowerby's glassworks was established at Pipewellgate in 1760, where it made flint glass.
The Plant has installed capacity of producing 300 metric tons per day of Glass and has two furnaces, one of 150 tons capacity dedicated to produce Flint Glass and another of 100 ton capacity dedicated to produce coloured glass in Green and Amber.
Stone now described himself as a County Magistrate and a flint glass manufacturer.
A mixture of archaeological and documentary sources are used throughout the various papers, no more so than in Franc Myles's examination of flint glass at a glass-house at Smithfield in Dublin.
The perfect fusion of elegance and functionality make the flint glass rectangular-shaped Hera bottle a splendid suitor for your next perfume or cologne packaging product.
Made in flint glass, the bottle showcases the gold colour of the oil while protecting its organoleptic features.
Glass is produced as containers in the 88 ml to 1,000 ml range and they come as flint glass and coloured glass.