fused quartz

fused quartz
noun Date: 1925 quartz glass — called also fused silica

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  • fused quartz — n. a clear, strong vitreous material obtained when silica is fused at high temperature, used in devices, as crucibles or molds, subjected to high or rapidly changing temperatures …   English World dictionary

  • Fused quartz — A sphere manufactured by NASA out of fused quartz for use in a gyroscope in the Gravity Probe B experiment. It is one of the most accurate spheres ever created by humans, differing in shape from a perfect sphere by no more than 40 atoms of… …   Wikipedia

  • fused quartz — noun or fused silica : vitreous silica * * * glass made entirely from quartz: a form of silica glass. [1920 25] * * * fused quartz or fused silica «fyoozd», = quartz glass. (Cf. ↑quartz glass) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fused quartz — lydytasis kvarcas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. fused quartz vok. geschmolzener Quarz, m rus. плавленный кварц, m pranc. quartz fondu, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • fused quartz — glass made entirely from quartz: a form of silica glass. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • Quartz (disambiguation) — Quartz is a common mineral.Quartz may also mean: *Fused quartz, synthetic silica glass *Quartz clock, a descriptor applied to a type of watch or clock that relies on the mineral in its timekeeping mechanism *Quartz (graphics layer), the graphics… …   Wikipedia

  • quartz glass — n. FUSED QUARTZ …   English World dictionary

  • quartz lamp — ☆ quartz lamp n. a high intensity mercury vapor lamp with a housing of fused quartz that remains cooler and more transparent than glass …   English World dictionary

  • quartz — quartzose /kwawrt sohs/, quartzous /kwawrt seuhs/, adj. /kwawrts/, n. one of the commonest minerals, silicon dioxide, SiO2, having many varieties that differ in color, luster, etc., and occurring either in masses (as agate, bloodstone, chalcedony …   Universalium

  • quartz glass — noun colorless glass made of almost pure silica • Syn: ↑quartz, ↑vitreous silica, ↑lechatelierite, ↑crystal • Derivationally related forms: ↑crystallize (for: ↑crystal), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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