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plate glass

noun
1.
a soda-lime-silica glass formed by rolling the hot glass into a plate that is subsequently ground and polished, used in large windows, mirrors, etc.
Origin of plate glass
1720-1730
1720-30
Related forms
plate-glass, plateglass, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for plate glass

plate glass

noun
1.
glass formed into a thin sheet by rolling, used for windows
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