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quartz glass

n.
A clear vitreous solid, formed by melting pure silica, that can withstand high temperatures and is extremely transparent to infrared, visible, and ultraviolet radiations. Also called fused quartz, fused silica.
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quartz glass

n
(Ceramics) a colourless glass composed of almost pure silica, resistant to very high temperatures and transparent to near-ultraviolet radiation. Also called: silica glass or nitreous silica Sometimes shortened to: quartz
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quartz′ glass`



n.
a strong vitreous substance formed by the fusion of silica at high temperature.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.quartz glass - colorless glass made of almost pure silicaquartz glass - colorless glass made of almost pure silica
natural glass - magma of any composition that cooled very rapidly
silica, silicon dioxide, silicon oxide - a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite
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The solar roofing tiles have better insulating qualities than typical roofs and, because they're made of tough quartz glass, are expected to last at least two to three times longer than asphalt roof tiles.