a glass containing 5 percent or more of B2O3, highly resistant to heat and shock, used especially in making cookware and chemical glassware.
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How to use borosilicate glass in a sentence
According to a new paper published in the journal Scientific Reports, minerals in the borosilicate glass used to make the tubes and flasks for the experiment speed up the rate at which organic molecules form.Scientists recreated classic origin-of-life experiment and made a new discovery | Jennifer Ouellette | October 28, 2021 | Ars Technica
The transparent borosilicate glass allows for rapid temperature changes without damaging the containers themselves.
Thanks to the addition of boron trioxide, borosilicate glass is described as “low-expansion,” which means it’s less likely to explode in high-heat environments like a ripping hot oven.Want to Start Collecting Vintage Pyrex? You’ve Got Competition. | Amy McCarthy | July 9, 2021 | Eater
British Dictionary definitions for borosilicate glass
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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