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1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of glass.
2. A nearly transparent, resilient glazed paper resistant to the passage of air and grease.
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1. Resembling glass, as in translucence or transparency; glassy.
2. Clear, translucent, and containing no fibers or granular material.
1. A glass-paneled cabinet or case for displaying articles; such as, china, objects d'art, or fine merchandise.
3. A cabinet or case with glass walls for displaying specimens or art objects.
2. Like glass.
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AGM battery, absorbed glass mat battery
A type of sealed lead-acid battery in which the electrolyte is absorbed
in a matrix of glass fibers, which holds the electrolyte next to the plate, and immobilizes it to prevent spills.
AGM batteries tend to have good power characteristics and low internal resistance.
An electrode for measuring the pH of a solution, based on the fact that a thin sheet of glass is permeable to hydrogen ions but not to other ions.
The device often contains both electrodes of a cell within it; that is, a reference electrode as well as the glass electrode proper, and a salt bridge for connecting them, so that the potential produced by the cell depends on the pH of the solution in which the appliance is immersed.
vitaglass, vita glass
1. Window glass containing quartz for transmitting the ultraviolet rays of sunlight.
2. A specially prepared glass that is transparent to ultraviolet rays of the spectrum.
A natural glass produced by the cooling of molten lava, or a liquid fraction of it, too rapidly to permit crystallization.
Examples are obsidian, pitchstone, tachylyte, and the glassy mesostasis of many extrusive rocks.
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glasphalt: glass + asphalt
1. A road-surfacing material composed of asphalt and crushed glass.
2. A blend of glass and asphalt.
- Glass: A hard, usually transparent substance that shatters easily composed of sand melted in combination with other oxides; such as, lime or soda and used as windows, bottles, lenses, etc.
- Asphalt: A paving material composed mainly of asphalt and gravel that hardens on cooling and is used for making hard surfaces for roads, parking lots, sidewalks, etc.