plate glass definition

  • noun:
    • a stronger rolled and polished cup containing couple of impurities, used for mirrors and enormous house windows.
    • sheet glass; a form of cup, in the beginning produced in plane kind, widely used for house windows, windshields, etc.
    • a fine style of glass, cast in dense dishes, and flattened by hefty rollers, -- utilized for mirrors in addition to most readily useful house windows.
    • See under Glass.
    • an excellent sort of thick cup employed for mirrors, and in addition for big panes in house windows, shop-fronts, etc. (See Plate, 12.)
    • glass formed into huge slim sheets

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