fused quartz

  1. glass made entirely from quartz: a form of silica glass.

Origin of fused quartz

First recorded in 1920–25

Words Nearby fused quartz

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How to use fused quartz in a sentence

  • 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
  • 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
  • A preliminary operation to any method is the production of a stick of fused quartz.

    On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall
  • Pendulums have been constructed of new materials, such as invar, fused silica, and fused quartz.