quartz glass
noun Date: 1903 vitreous silica prepared from pure quartz and noted for its transparency to ultraviolet radiation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • quartz glass — quartz′ glass n. a strong vitreous substance formed by the fusion of silica at high temperature • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

  • quartz glass — kvarcinis stiklas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Iš gryno kvarcinio smėlio arba susmulkinto kalnų krištolo išlydytas stiklas. atitikmenys: angl. fused glass; fused silica; quartz glass; silica glass; vitreous silica rus. кварцевое стекло …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • quartz glass — kvarco stiklas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. quartz glass vok. Quarzglas, n rus. кварцевое стекло, n pranc. verre de quartz, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • quartz glass — colorless glass made from quartz, colorless glass made from almost pure silicon dioxide …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quartz glass — /ˈkwɔts glas/ (say kwawts glahs) noun a glass composed entirely of silica …   Australian English dictionary

  • quartz glass — lechatelierite. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • quartz glass — See vitreous silica …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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