float glass

noun

Definition of float glass 

: flat glass produced by solidifying molten glass on the surface of a bath of molten tin

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The furniture company Steelcase makes a variety of free-floating glass cubes meant for private meetings in the middle of open-plan offices. Olga Khazan, The Atlantic, "How to Make Your Open Office Less Annoying," 9 May 2018

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First Known Use of float glass

1959, in the meaning defined above

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