glassmakers' soap

noun

Definition of glassmakers' soap

: a substance (as manganese dioxide) used by glassmakers to remove a green color produced in glass by iron salts

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“Glassmakers' soap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glassmakers%27%20soap. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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