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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The perpetrator wasn’t able to penetrate into the building thanks to front windows being made of safety glass. Lukas Mikelionis, Fox News, "Van intentionally hits Dutch newspaper's office," 26 June 2018 But all four girls wear the same outfit: black jeans, a blue denim jacket, a graphic t-shirt, white sneakers and safety glasses. Jillian Ruffo, ajc, "This is Barbie's newest 'Career of the Year'," 26 June 2018 Those handling fireworks should avoid wearing loose clothing that could catch fire and sport safety glasses to avoid eye injuries. Stephanie Petit,, "How to Stay Safe While Setting Off Fireworks This July 4th," 4 July 2018 As far as backyard fireworks displays go, the National Council of Fireworks Safety has a few more tips to keep everyone safe: Always wear safety glasses when shooting fireworks, light one firework at a time, and quickly move away. Amanda Macmillan,, "This 25-Year-Old's Warning About Fireworks Safety Is Going Viral After a Celebration Left Him Nearly Blind," 3 July 2018 Wearing safety glasses and a purple T-shirt, Rodney Smith Jr. methodically pushed a lawnmower across an Anne Arundel County lawn, sending the smell of freshly cut grass into the air. Nicholas Bogel-burroughs,, "Man mows Maryland strangers' lawns for free as part of 50-state mission," 5 June 2018 On the concourse of the Milwaukee Bucks' still-under-construction arena, Budenholzer sat next to general manager Jon Horst staring out at a gaggle of media members and team staffers wearing hard hats, safety glasses and orange vests. Matt Velazquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Mike Budenholzer is ready to tackle head coaching job of Milwaukee Bucks," 21 May 2018 When grinding, put on safety glasses and a full-face shield. Phillip Pantuso, Popular Mechanics, "How to Get Started With Welding," 27 May 2015 The conversation largely ping-ponged between the two pairs of friends and me, our breath fogging up the safety glass keeping the cold air out. Ryan Smith, Chicago Reader, "Apropos of Nothing / Narcissism / Seriously? / News 'Spinning Singles' search for love atop a Ferris wheel—in 12 minutes or less," 9 Mar. 2018

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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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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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