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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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(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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a strong vitreous substance formed by the fusion of silica at high temperature.
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|Noun||1.||quartz glass - colorless glass made of almost pure silica|
natural glass - magma of any composition that cooled very rapidly
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