sandiver

[ san-duh-ver ]
/ ˈsæn də vər /
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noun

a whitish, saline scum formed on the surface of molten glass.

Nearby words

  1. sandiness,
  2. sandinista,
  3. sandinistas,
  4. sandino,
  5. sandino, augusto césar,
  6. sandlot,
  7. sandlotter,
  8. sandman,
  9. sandor,
  10. sandpaper

Origin of sandiver

1300–50; Middle English saundyver < Middle French suin de verre grease of glass. See sweat, vitri-

Also called glass gall.

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