vita-glass

noun
vi·ta-glass | \ˈvī-tə-ˌglas \
variants: or less commonly vita \ˈvī-tə \

Definition of vita-glass 

: glass that does not obstruct ultraviolet rays The aluminium blinds shot up, and the sun poured in through the vita-glass, filling the room with beneficent rays.— Evelyn Waugh, Decline And Fall, 1928

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