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safety glass

noun
1.
a pane made by joining two plates or panes of glass with a layer of usually transparent plastic or artificial resin between them that retains the fragments if the glass is broken.
Origin of safety glass
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Hunks of safety glass splashed out over the forward deck, but better that than my head.

    The Knights of Arthur Frederik Pohl
  • Three of the side windows were smashed but the windshield was intact except for a small, starred crack in the safety glass.

    Make Mine Homogenized Rick Raphael
British Dictionary definitions for safety glass

safety glass

noun
1.
glass made by sandwiching a layer of plastic or resin between two sheets of glass so that if broken the fragments will not shatter
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