cover glass


: a piece of very thin glass or plastic used to cover material on a microscope slide

Examples of cover glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With Apple Care — which costs $500 for the Vision Pro — there’s a $299 deductible for damaging the cover glass. Victoria Song, The Verge, 23 Feb. 2024 If you are covered under AppleCare Plus, repairing either a cracked cover glass or other accidental damage will cost $299. Amrita Khalid, The Verge, 20 Jan. 2024 Also unique is the cover glass, which is made from Corning's new Gorilla Armor, which the company says is its most scratch-resistant material to date. Julian Chokkattu, WIRED, 18 Jan. 2024 Google uses Corning Gorilla Glass Victus for its cover glass, which is a generation behind Victus 2. Iyaz Akhtar, PCMAG, 14 Sep. 2023 Does Medicare cover glasses after cataract surgery? Byrichard Eisenberg, Fortune Well, 4 July 2023 Molten regolith electrolysis byproducts are used to create cover glass to protect the solar cells for at least a decade, and the aluminum is used as wire. Matthew Humphries, PCMAG, 13 Feb. 2023 Young added that obtaining enough cover glass has been a critical limiting factor for Apple. Chris Smith, BGR, 13 July 2022 Rumors have also suggested that the new iPhone SE will ship with the A15 Bionic chip, 4GB of RAM, Ceramic Shield technology on the front cover glass, MagSafe, and better battery life. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 8 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cover glass was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Cover glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

cover glass

: a piece of very thin glass or plastic used to cover something mounted on a microscope slide

Medical Definition

cover glass

cov·​er glass ˈkəv-ər-ˌglas How to pronounce cover glass (audio)
: a piece of very thin glass or plastic used to cover material on a glass microscope slide
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