safety glass


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safety glass

n.
1. Glass that resists shattering, especially a composite of two sheets of glass with an intermediate layer of transparent plastic. Also called shatterproof glass.
3. Tempered glass that breaks into rounded grains instead of jagged shards.

safety glass

n
(Ceramics) glass made by sandwiching a layer of plastic or resin between two sheets of glass so that if broken the fragments will not shatter

safe′ty glass`


n.
glass made by joining two of sheets of glass with a layer of usu. transparent plastic or artificial resin between them that retains the fragments on impact.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safety glass - glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering
glass - a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
Translations

safety glass

ncristallo di sicurezza
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