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optical glass

n
(General Physics) any of several types of clear homogeneous glass of known refractive index used in the construction of lenses, etc. See optical flint, optical crown

op′tical glass′


n.
high-quality, homogeneous, color-free glass, as flint or crown glass, having specified refractive properties, used in lenses and other components of optical systems.
[1740–50]
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Noun1.optical glass - clear homogeneous glass of known refractive indexoptical glass - clear homogeneous glass of known refractive index; used to make lenses
optical crown, optical crown glass, crown glass - optical glass of low dispersion and low refractive index
flint glass, optical flint - optical glass of high dispersion and high refractive index
glass - a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
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