opal glass


noun

a translucent or opaque glass, usually of a milky white hue.

Nearby words

  1. opacity,
  2. opacus,
  3. opafication,
  4. opah,
  5. opal,
  6. opalesce,
  7. opalescence,
  8. opalescent,
  9. opaleye,
  10. opaline

Origin of opal glass

First recorded in 1865–70

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British Dictionary definitions for opal glass

opal glass

noun

glass that is opalescent or white, made by the addition of fluorides
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