spun glass
noun Date: 1779 1. blown glass that has slender threads of glass incorporated in it 2. fiberglass

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  • Spun glass — Glass Glass (gl[.a]s), n. [OE. glas, gles, AS. gl[ae]s; akin to D., G., Dan., & Sw. glas, Icel. glas, gler, Dan. glar; cf. AS. gl[ae]r amber, L. glaesum. Cf. {Glare}, n., {Glaze}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. A hard, brittle, translucent, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spun glass — spun′ glass′ n. 1) cvb cer blown glass in which fine threads of glass form the surface texture 2) fiberglass • Etymology: 1770–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • spun glass — n. fine glass fiber, made by forming liquid glass into a thread …   English World dictionary

  • spun glass — noun 1. : fiber glass 2. : blown glass that has slender threads of glass incorporated in it often in the form of a spiral or network * * * 1. blown glass in which fine threads of glass form the surface texture. 2. fiberglass. [1770 80] * * * spun …   Useful english dictionary

  • spun glass — stiklo pluoštas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Siūlai iš stiklo lydalo. atitikmenys: angl. fiber glass, US; fibre glass, GB; glass fiber, US; glass fibre, GB; spun glass rus. стекловолокно …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • spun glass — 1. blown glass in which fine threads of glass form the surface texture. 2. fiberglass. [1770 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • spun glass — fiberglass used for filtering purposes, fibers of glass, glass threads …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spun glass — /spʌn ˈglas/ (say spun glahs) noun → fibreglass …   Australian English dictionary

  • spun glass hair — uncombable h …   Medical dictionary

  • spun glass hair syndrome — uncombable hair s …   Medical dictionary

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