lime glass


: glass containing a substantial proportion of lime

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web While improving his chicken parmesan recipe, Brown writes about learning the hard way that older Pyrex baking dishes were made with borosilicate glass, which stood up to rapid temperature changes under a broiler, whereas the newer formula uses soda-lime glass, which doesn’t. Jennifer Mcclellan, USA TODAY, 26 Apr. 2022 Quality Glass-Crafted with upgraded soda-lime glass, food-grade and lead-free. Maren Estrada, BGR, 29 Mar. 2021 Both require more technical equipment and know-how than run of the mill soda-lime glass. Katherine Ellen Foley, Quartz, 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, 11 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lime glass was circa 1909

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Cite this Entry

“Lime glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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