flint glass


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flint glass

[′flint ‚glas]
(materials)
Heavy, colorless, brilliant glass that contains lead oxide.
Any high-quality glass.

flint glass

1. A soda-lime-quartz glass having a high transparency.
2. A glass that contains lead.
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The crown glass would spread out the colors, while the flint glass would bring them together again without neutralizing all the magnifying value of the crown glass.
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It also has 25 items from the 413-piece Regency cut glass table service made in 1812 at Sunderland's Wear Flint Glass Works for Robert Watson Darnell and his coal heiress bride Jane de Mowbray.
Funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund has helped make the records of Henry G Richardson & Sons Ltd, which was based at Wordsley Flint Glass Works, accessible at the archives in Coseley.
Newcomers to the line-up will include a clear flint glass bottle for all premium-packaged still waters and a new 500ml sparkling PET six-pack.
The fragrance features a flint glass bottle encased in a metal shell and is available in 1.
Fitz was the first telescope maker to combine European Guinand optical glass with American flint glass, and his designs resulted in exceptionally thin lenses.
A new color coating process allows flint glass to be painted with thin, colored (clear, opaque or UV light) coatings for both decorative and protective purposes.
Coming Glass Works and the Flint Glass Workers negotiated a 3-year contract, covering about 3,200 production and maintenance employees at nine plants in the Corning, NY, area.
The products are packaged in 12 ounce clear flint glass bottles and showcase original hand-drawn labels to reflect the company's Cuban heritage.
Mr Thirlaway said what was known as the Wear Flint Glass Works, was then bought out by a man called Henry Greener, then James A Jobling, and more recently Newell and Corning (pictured left), before Arc took over Newells last year.
The color can be corrected by making the lens of two elements, crown and flint glass.