safety glass


Definition of 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

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Recent Examples on the Web Jackson’s chief of operations, Darnell Brown, said offices were outfitted with safety glass and hand sanitizers to try to accommodate employees. Robert Higgs, cleveland, "Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson warns following guidelines to slow coronavirus spread needed to avoid shutdowns," 13 Nov. 2020 Consider wearing safety glasses if using liquids that might splash and get into your eyes. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "Americans Are Misusing Household Cleaners Against Coronavirus, Survey Finds," 8 June 2020 Her tools included a variety of small brushes, two gallons of graffiti remover, safety glasses and a toothbrush. Vincent T. Davis,, "Alamo curator cleans defaced Cenotaph," 3 June 2020 Last week, the Police Department started receiving shipments of safety glasses that can be worn by all officers in addition to their face masks. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, "Cleveland Heights council discusses seasonal employee layoffs: Coronavirus update," 21 Apr. 2020 Kevin Rhodes and Ridge Tool of Elyria donated N95 masks and safety glasses. cleveland, "City creates Passport Program to support local restaurants: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville," 4 Apr. 2020 John Deere sent over safety glasses from their local plants. Ann Colwell, CNN, "This Iowa community is rallying together to find medical supplies for local hospitals facing a dire shortage," 2 Apr. 2020 Never operate a circular saw without safety glasses. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Circular Saw Blade for Every Cut," 1 Apr. 2020 The company also donated boot covers, blankets, cotton swabs, gloves, and safety glasses to local hospitals. Madison Dibble, Washington Examiner, "Toyota factories to produce face shields and ventilators to combat coronavirus shortages," 27 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of safety glass

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of safety glass was in 1912

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20 Nov 2020

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“Safety glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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safety glass


English Language Learners Definition of safety glass

: a type of strong glass that breaks into tiny pieces that are not sharp when it is hit hard

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