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sheet glass

n.
Glass drawn from a molten bath into a thin sheet of film, commonly used to make windows.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sheet glass - glass formed into large thin sheetssheet 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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28 March 2013 - Japanese glass group Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd (TYO:5202), or NSG, said today that it would offload its entire interest in its US affiliate FMC Wyoming Corporation for USD80m (EUR62.7m).
It will result in an exceptional gain of JPY5.5bn (USD58.6m/EUR45.9m) within the company's operating income for the current fiscal year, NSG added.Country: USASector: ChemicalsTarget: FMC Wyoming CorporationBuyer: FMC CorporationVendor: Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd (NSG)Deal size in USD: 80mType: DivestmentStatus: Agreed
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