quartz glass

Origin of quartz glass

First recorded in1900–05

Words Nearby quartz glass

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How to use quartz glass in a sentence

  • For similar reasons the manipulation of quartz glass has been omitted.

  • Out the quartz-glass ports he could see ahead, out the end of the cage through the monstrous doorway to the desert beyond.

    Space Tug | Murray Leinster
  • Out the quartz-glass windows, the great door seemed to descend.

    Space Tug | Murray Leinster

British Dictionary definitions for quartz glass

quartz glass

  1. a colourless glass composed of almost pure silica, resistant to very high temperatures and transparent to near-ultraviolet radiation: Also called: silica glass, nitreous silica Sometimes shortened to: quartz

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