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float glass

noun
1.
extremely smooth, nearly distortion-free plate glass manufactured by pouring molten glass onto a surface of molten tin.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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float glass

noun
1.
a type of flat polished transparent glass made by allowing the molten glass to harden as it floats on liquid of higher density
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