float glass

noun

Definition of float glass

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

First Known Use of float glass

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Float glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/float%20glass. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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