actinic glass


Definition of actinic glass

: glass that transmits light of high visibility (such as green) but reduces the intensity of both infrared and ultraviolet and is often used for protecting the eyes of industrial workers

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First Known Use of actinic glass

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Actinic glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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