Origin of ground glass
Examples from the Web for ground glass
In this case the pictures were not projected upon the screen, but were upon a ground-glass plate which the observer looks at.
Leighton had seen little of Balcomb for a year or more, and his friend's name on the ground-glass door arrested his eye.
The solid grey walls simply glowed and dulled like a ground-glass bulb when its light is switched on and off.Down the Yellowstone|Lewis R. Freeman
"Boy to see you, sir," he said briefly, as he closed the ground-glass door behind him.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901|Lucy Maud Montgomery
It was lighted by large, ground-glass, French globe-lamps, suspended from the ceiling at equal distances.The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, Volumes One and Two|Harriette Wilson