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glass-ceramic

[¦glas sə′ram·ik]
(materials)
Hard, strong, nucleated glass with a nonporous crystalline structure; has high flexural strength and shock resistance; used for coatings, molded mechanical and electrical parts, heat-exchanger tubes, missile cones, and cookware and dinnerware.
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