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sight glass

[′sīt ‚glas]
(engineering)
A glass tube or a glass-faced section on a process line or vessel; used for visual reading of liquid levels or of manometer pressures.

sight glass

A glass tube used to indicate the liquid level in a pipe, tank, or the like.

sight glass

sight glass
sight glass
Liquid refrigerant flows past the sight glass. If the charge of refrigerant is low, bubbles will be seen. A fully charged system has no bubbles.
sight glass
A gunsight.
i. A transparent tube on the outside of a reservoir or tank that shows the level of the fluid in the container.
ii. A small window in the high side of a vapor-cycle cooling system. The system is fully charged if there are no bubbles seen in the sight glass.
iii. The transparent glass of a gun sight or a head-up display.
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