Definition of plexiglass
: a transparent acrylic plastic often used in place of glass
Recent Examples of plexiglass from the Web
Buy a shot of whiskey from the clerk behind the plexiglass window; maybe two.
By 2012, the lawsuit said, Mr. Moi began working on plexiglass paintings at the Chihuly studio.
He was locked in a cell with a narrow plexiglass window, a steel toilet and a concrete bed fitted with a mattress.
Plexiglass screens will hang in a circular formation to represent hurricane feeder bands.
There's even a small plexiglass window that gives a fun aerial view form the top of the structure.
His python’s cage is made of plexiglass more than 3 inches thick.
Things ended with the handcuffed boy breaking through a patrol car’s plexiglass barrier and attempting to attack the officer who was driving, Garden City police report.
At the new Asilia Highlands (from $760 per night, all-inclusive), near the Olmoti volcano, cozy up in one of eight geodesic canvas-and-plexiglass domes, lodging inspired by the round bomas the Masai people build.
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Origin and Etymology of plexiglass
alteration of Plexiglas
First Known Use: 1935See Words from the same year
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