foam glass


noun

cellular glass made by fusing powdered glass with carbon particles or other gas-generating material, used chiefly for industrial purposes.

Nearby words

  1. fo.,
  2. foal,
  3. foam,
  4. foam at the mouth,
  5. foam cell,
  6. foam rubber,
  7. foamed metal,
  8. foamed plastic,
  9. foamflower,
  10. foamy

Origin of foam glass

First recorded in 1945–50

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