sheet glass

noun

Definition of sheet glass

: glass made in large sheets directly from the furnace or by making a cylinder and then flattening it

First Known Use of sheet glass

1768, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About sheet glass

Time Traveler for sheet glass

Time Traveler

The first known use of sheet glass was in 1768

See more words from the same year

Statistics for sheet glass

Cite this Entry

“Sheet glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheet%20glass. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!