wire glass


noun

a pane or sheet of glass having a network of wire embedded within it as a reinforcement.

Nearby words

  1. wire cutter,
  2. wire entanglement,
  3. wire fraud,
  4. wire gauge,
  5. wire gauze,
  6. wire grass,
  7. wire house,
  8. wire netting,
  9. wire recorder,
  10. wire recording

Origin of wire glass

First recorded in 1895–1900

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British Dictionary definitions for wire glass

wire glass

noun

a sheet glass that contains a layer of reinforcing wire netting within it
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