float glass


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

Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of float glass was in 1959

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“Float glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/float%20glass. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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