Yet the great sun himself, when he pours his noonday beams upon some vast hyaline boulder, rent from the eternal ice-quarries, and floating toward the tropics, never warms it a fraction above the thirty two degrees of Fahrenheit that marked the moment when the first drop trickled down its side.
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes, The professor at the breakfast-table
Many of these were ripe and hyaline clear.
-- Paulus Peronius Cato Hoek, The literature of the ten principal food fishes of the North Sea
Hyaline stems from the Greek hyalinos, "of glass."