quartz glass

noun

Definition of quartz glass

: vitreous silica prepared from pure quartz and noted for its transparency to ultraviolet radiation

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Aldrin placed an array -- an arrangement of 100 quartz glass prisms in rows -- on the surface. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "This Apollo 11 experiment is still happening on the moon," 29 July 2019

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First Known Use of quartz glass

1861, in the meaning defined above

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quartz glass

noun

Medical Definition of quartz glass

: vitreous silica prepared from pure quartz and noted for its transparency to ultraviolet radiation

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