lime glass


Definition of lime glass

: glass containing a substantial proportion of lime

Examples of lime glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Both require more technical equipment and know-how than run of the mill soda-lime glass. Katherine Ellen Foley, Quartz, "The US government is spending millions to prevent a shortage of glass vaccine vials," 12 June 2020 Medical glass isn't made from your typical beach sand, and the vials aren't your everyday soda-lime glass found in many household items. Alicia Wallace, CNN, "Finding a coronavirus vaccine is hard. Getting it to people is a whole other problem," 11 June 2020

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First Known Use of lime glass

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Lime glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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