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

Examples of safety glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its sliding keyboard tray discreetly contains your keyboard under its two panes of safety glass. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, 25 Feb. 2021 Surveillance video from Friday evening showed a masked man walking up a staircase toward the office's closed door, using an ax to smash the window, and wrenching the safety glass from the frame before calmly walking away. Tim Fitzsimons, NBC News, 23 Dec. 2020 According to Brown's arrest warrant, the flashlight was equipped with a special tip to break car safety glass and the trooper used it as a baton to hit him. Fox News, 16 Dec. 2020 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, 13 Nov. 2020 Consider wearing safety glasses if using liquids that might splash and get into your eyes. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 June 2020 Her tools included a variety of small brushes, two gallons of graffiti remover, safety glasses and a toothbrush. Vincent T. Davis,, 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, 21 Apr. 2020 Kevin Rhodes and Ridge Tool of Elyria donated N95 masks and safety glasses. cleveland, 4 Apr. 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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“Safety glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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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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