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quartz glass

Origin of quartz glass
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Out the quartz-glass ports he could see ahead, out the end of the cage through the monstrous doorway to the desert beyond.

    Space Tug Murray Leinster
  • Out the quartz-glass windows, the great door seemed to descend.

    Space Tug Murray Leinster
British Dictionary definitions for quartz-glass

quartz glass

a colourless glass composed of almost pure silica, resistant to very high temperatures and transparent to near-ultraviolet radiation Also called silica glass, nitreous silica Sometimes shortened to quartz
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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