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safety glass

a pane made by joining two plates or panes of glass with a layer of usually transparent plastic or artificial resin between them that retains the fragments if the glass is broken.
Origin of safety glass
First recorded in 1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Three of the side windows were smashed but the windshield was intact except for a small, starred crack in the safety glass.

    Make Mine Homogenized Rick Raphael
  • Hunks of safety glass splashed out over the forward deck, but better that than my head.

    The Knights of Arthur Frederik Pohl
British Dictionary definitions for safety glass

safety glass

glass made by sandwiching a layer of plastic or resin between two sheets of glass so that if broken the fragments will not shatter
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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