stained glass(redirected from Stained glass window)
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1. Glass colored by mixing pigments inherently in the glass, by fusing colored metallic oxides onto the glass, or by painting and baking transparent colors on the glass surface.
2. Decorative glass consisting of multiple, colored pieces laid out to form an image or design and fastened together, usually with strips of lead, used especially for windows.
a. glass that has been coloured in any of various ways, as by fusing with a film of metallic oxide or burning pigment into the surface, used esp for church windows
b. (as modifier): a stained-glass window.
glass that has been colored, esp. by having pigments baked onto its surface or by having various metallic oxides fused into it.