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crown glass

noun

Definition of crown glass

  1. 1 :  a glass blown and whirled into the form of a disk with a center lump left by the worker's rod

  2. 2 :  alkali-lime silicate optical glass having relatively low refractive index and low dispersion value



1706

First Known Use of crown glass

1706


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