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wire glass

n.
Sheet glass reinforced with wire netting. Also called safety glass.
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wire glass

n
(Building) a sheet glass that contains a layer of reinforcing wire netting within it
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Noun1.wire glass - a glass that contains a layer of wire netting in it
glass - a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
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