sheet glass


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

Examples of sheet glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cast sheet glass, poured into molds, flattened (as in our drawing from 1901) and polished, was well suited for mass production but expensive to make. Daniel C. Schlenoff, Scientific American, 1 Apr. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1768, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sheet glass was in 1768

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Cite this Entry

“Sheet glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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