- extremely smooth, nearly distortion-free plate glass manufactured by pouring molten glass onto a surface of molten tin.
Origin of float glass
First recorded in 1955–60
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- a type of flat polished transparent glass made by allowing the molten glass to harden as it floats on liquid of higher density