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quartz glass

noun
  1. lechatelierite.
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Origin of quartz glass

First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for quartz glass

Historical Examples

  • Out the quartz-glass windows, the great door seemed to descend.

    Space Tug

    Murray Leinster

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for quartz glass

quartz glass

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