cover glass


Definition of 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 The screen sits closer to the cover glass thanks to a new lamination technique. Chris Smith, BGR, 3 Sep. 2021 Meanwhile, Bloomberg notes that the Apple Watch Series 7 utilizes screen technology that brings the display closer to the cover glass with a different lamination technique. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 31 Aug. 2021 And the cover glass on a watch is rarely flat, not least because a rounded glass is usually needed to resist impacts or knocks. David Phelan, Forbes, 19 May 2021 There's an air gap between the display and cover glass, and it's not laminated the way the Pro's display is. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of cover glass

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cover glass was in 1881

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17 Sep 2021

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“Cover glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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More Definitions for cover glass

cover glass

cov·​er glass | \ ˈkəv-ər-ˌglas How to pronounce cover glass (audio) \

Medical Definition of cover glass

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


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