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borosilicate glass

noun
1.
a glass containing 5 percent or more of B 2 O 3 , highly resistant to heat and shock, used especially in making cookware and chemical glassware.
Origin of borosilicate glass
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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borosilicate glass

noun
1.
any of a range of heat- and chemical-resistant glasses, such as Pyrex, prepared by fusing together boron(III) oxide, silicon dioxide, and, usually, a metal oxide
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