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fused quartz

glass made entirely from quartz: a form of silica glass.
Origin of fused quartz
First recorded in 1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Into it, and from it there led two gigantic columns of fused quartz.

    The Black Star Passes John W Campbell
  • Viewed through the six-inch-thick window of fused quartz, they seemed fantastic indeed.

    Sign of the Green Arrow

    Roy J. (Roy Judson) Snell
  • Pendulums have been constructed of new materials, such as invar, fused silica, and fused quartz.

  • His most recent work was done with a potassium cell with walls of fused quartz, perfected after many trial attempts.

    Astronomy David Todd
  • It is also perfectly transparent to ultra-violet light, being superior even to rock crystal or fused quartz in that respect.

  • In the middle will be a series of fused quartz windows, opening into a large room just under the outer shell.

    The Black Star Passes John W Campbell
  • Through the fused quartz faceplate, her angular features wore a curious, faint smile.

    Shock Treatment Stanley Mullen
  • Ken Torrance, oppressively alone in the hovering torpoon, gazed through its vision-plate of fused quartz around him.

    Under Arctic Ice H.G. Winter
  • The ebonite ring A is bored with four radial holes, through which are slipped from the inside the fused quartz bolt-headed pins B.

    On Laboratory Arts Richard Threlfall
  • A preliminary operation to any method is the production of a stick of fused quartz.

    On Laboratory Arts Richard Threlfall

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