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sheet glass

[′shēt ¦glas]
(materials)
Flat sections of glass made by drawing a continuous thin film of glass from a molten bath, then cooling and cutting it; used for common glazing.

sheet glass

A float glass fabricated by drawing the molten glass from a furnace; the surfaces are not perfectly parallel, resulting in some distortion of vision. Used for ordinary window glass. See also: Glass

window glass, sheet glass

A soda-lime-silica glass; in the US fabricated in continuous flat sheets up to 6 ft (1.83 m) wide, in thicknesses from 0.05 to 0.22 in. (1.27 to 5.59 mm); graded AA, A, and B according to quality, but the actual quality depends on the manufacturer.
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