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plate glass

Strong glass in large sheets containing few impurities, used for mirrors and large windows.
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plate glass



(Building) glass formed into a thin sheet by rolling, used for windows
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plate′ glass′

a soda-lime-silica glass formed by rolling the hot glass into a plate that is subsequently ground and polished and used in large windows, mirrors, etc.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plate glass - glass formed into large thin sheetsplate glass - glass formed into large thin sheets
cover glass, cover slip - a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide
pane, pane of glass, window glass - sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors
flat solid, sheet - a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
microscope slide, slide - a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
glass - a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
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(pleit) noun
1. a shallow dish for holding food etc. china plates.
2. a sheet of metal etc. The ship was built of steel plates.
3. articles made of, or plated with, usually gold or silver. a collection of gold plate.
4. a flat piece of metal inscribed with eg a name, for fixing to a door, or with a design etc, for use in printing.
5. an illustration in a book, usually on glossy paper. The book has ten full-colour plates.
6. (also dental plate) a piece of plastic that fits in the mouth with false teeth attached to it.
7. a sheet of glass etc coated with a sensitive film, used in photography.
ˈplated adjective
covered with a thin layer of a different metal. gold-plated dishes.
ˈplateful noun
the complete contents of a plate. a plateful of potatoes; two platefuls of chips.
ˈplating noun
a thin covering of metal. silver-plating.
plate glass
a kind of glass made in thick sheets for windows, mirrors etc.
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They helped create a glass painting by attaching various types of glass and metal objects to plate glass which are then fired and framed into a picture.
Were dining at Frangipane--and who are they peering through plate glass to watch us drink and eat?
Hill demonstrates the large plate glass shards which were dumped in the alley, behind a house where young children play.
Tall, narrow panels on every floor pivot open, allowing light and air to filter in, while huge, plate glass windows enable sightlines that extend across entire floors and beyond.