safety glass


: transparent material that is made by laminating a sheet of transparent plastic between sheets of clear glass and is used especially for windows (as of automobiles) likely to be subjected to shock or impact

Examples of safety glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wear protective gear like safety glasses, close-toed shoes, gloves, and hearing protection when mowing. Beth Ann Mayer, Parents, 5 July 2024 Looking directly at the sun even briefly without the proper safety glasses can result in eye damage, either temporary or permanent. Doyle Rice, USA TODAY, 9 Apr. 2024 With special safety glasses hanging from their faces, Cortes, Gerrit Cole, Juan Soto, Gleyber Torres, Aaron Boone, Matt Blake and numerous other players, coaches and front office members could be seen staring at the sun when the Yankees would have normally been taking batting practice. Gary Phillips, New York Daily News, 8 Apr. 2024 As a result, Hasbro won’t ship safety glasses with these blasters. Sean Hollister, The Verge, 6 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for safety glass 

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of safety glass was in 1912

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“Safety glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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