borosilicate glass

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Definition of borosilicate glass 

: a silicate glass that is composed of at least five percent oxide of boron and is used especially in heat-resistant glassware

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First Known Use of borosilicate glass

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of borosilicate glass was in 1907

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