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cullet

[′kəl·ət]
(design engineering)

Cullet

Crushed waste glass that is returned for recycling. Also, large irregular chunks of glass, produced by the slag from a glass furnace. When the glass cools, it is chipped off the sides of the furnace and later used as a catalyst, in the mixture of the new batch.
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