plateglass

adjective, often capitalized
plate·​glass | \ ˈplāt-ˈglas How to pronounce plateglass (audio) , -ˌglas\

Definition of plateglass

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or being the British universities founded in the latter half of the 20th century — compare oxbridge, redbrick sense 2

plate glass

noun

Definition of plate glass (Entry 2 of 2)

: rolled, ground, and polished sheet glass

First Known Use of plateglass

Adjective

1968, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1728, in the meaning defined above

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plate glass

noun

English Language Learners Definition of plate glass

: large sheets of very clear and thick glass

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